[For] Rheumatism

[ [For] Rheumatism ] Henry Nase

Contributors
Contributor Role
Compiler
Contributor Name
Henry Nase

Date: The recipes appear between the diary entries for 19 December 1785 and 22 March 1786. | 1785/12/19 to 1786/03/22

Publication Format
Manuscript

Type
Medicine

Symptoms
rheumatism

Ingredients
lignum vitae gum
spirits

Source: Diary of Henry Nase
Institution: New Brunswick Museum Archives and Research Library | Source Origin: Nase Family Papers | Sublocation: Diary of Henry Nase | Reference: F4

Description

This recipe appears on page 97.  Image courtesy of New Brunswick Museum Archives and Research Library.


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Transcription

Rheumatism

Two ounces Lignum vitae gum & one gallon spirits.

 

Annotations
Lignum vitae
Another term for guaiacum. A genus of flowering plants native to the subtropical and tropical regions of America, guaiacum was introduced to Europe in the sixteenth century and used to treat a variety of ailments, including syphilis. (Also guajacum)