[Latin] UntitledRecipe/To Treat Venereal Warts

[ [Latin] UntitledRecipe/To Treat Venereal Warts ] William Paine

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Contributor Role
Compiler
Contributor Name
William Paine
Contributor Role
Author
Contributor Name
Dr. Adair
Contributor Role
Author
Contributor Name
Schwedianer

Date: Late 18th or early 19th century; exact date unknown.

Publication Format
Manuscript

Type
Medicine

Symptoms
venereal warts

Ingredients
calomel

Source: William Paine Papers
Institution: University Of New Brunswick | Source Origin: Loyalist Collection | Reference: MIC-Loyalist FC LFR.P3W5P3

Description

 

A prescription for an unknown ailment followed by an application to treat venereal warts.


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Rx Crem: Tart: Calomel uninsque grama 

quinque. Tart. Emet. granum nuum.

This is a full Dose; to the weak & younger

Patients half the quantity is given.

It creates nausea generally, often vomits,

ad commonly purges and sweats.

                                                DAdair

[Untranscribed Latin]

For Venereal Warts, and other Excrescences

To be applied once or twice a Day with a

Pencil.

                                     Schwedianer

Annotations
Calomel
Mercury chloride, once used as a purgative as well as an insecticide and fungicide.