[ [Latin] Enemata ] William Paine
Date: This recipe is from a notebook dated 1782. | 1782/01/01 to 1782/12/31
William Paine Papers
Institution: University Of New Brunswick | Source Origin: Loyalist Collection | Reference: MIC-Loyalist FC LFR.P3W5P3
These recipes are on page 13 in what is catalogued as a medical tract, a pharmacopoeia in Latin, dated 1782. Reel 1. Image courtesy of the American Antiquarian Society.
Rx Amyli. ʒij: solve coquendo in Aq:
Fontanis ℥vij et adde Theriaca
Andromachi ʒiiss M[isce]. F[iat] [?] Enema
statim post sedem injiciendum___
Enema Dysentericum oleosum
Rx ol: olivarum ℥iv: Tinct Thebaic
ʒij: M[isce] ---
Rx Infus. Lini: ℥viij: Tinct Theb: ʒi M[isce]
Enema for Dysentery
Recipe: 2 drams of starch: dissolve by cooking in 7 ounces of spring water and add 2 ½ drams of Theriac of Andromachus. Mix. Make [?] an enema to be injected immediately after stool.
Oil Enema for Dysentery
Recipe: 4 ounces of olive oil, 2 drams of Thebaic Tincture. Mix.
Recipe: 8 ounces of linseed infusion, 1 dram of Thebaic tincture. Mix
Translation and transcription by Winston Black