For a Cough [1]

[ For a Cough [1] ] Sarah Creighton Wilkins

Contributors
Contributor Role
Compiler
Contributor Name
Sarah Creighton Wilkins

Date: Recorded sometime in 1815. | 1815/01/01 to 1815/12/31

Publication Format
Manuscript

Type
Medicine

Symptoms
cough

Ingredients
powder of ipecacuanha

Places
Halifax
Nova Scotia

Source: Manuscript Notebook of Sarah Creighton Wilkins
Institution: Nova Scotia Archives | Source Origin: MacDonald Family Fonds | Reference: MG 1 No. 1 / Microfilm Reel 10,618

Description

A cough prescription in physician's Latin. 


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Transcription

1815    For a Cough
Rx Pulp. 1“Pulp.” appears to an error for “Pulv.” (powder), as most 18th century recipes with these ingredient call for “Pulv. Rad. Ipecuan.”, powdered root of ipecacuanha. [sic] Ipecuan. gr. i
xxivx Ext. Pascar gr. ij
M[isce] fiat Pilul. ter die ieiunus.
            A Copy CRP

Translation
1815    For a Cough
Recipe: 1 grain, powder of ipecacuanha,
xxivx 2 grains of [?]
Mix, have a pill made, three times daily on an empty stomach.
            A Copy CRP

 

Translation by Winston Black