[ [Latin] Fotus Communis ] 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 15 in what is catalogued as a medical tract, a pharmacopoeia in Latin, dated 1782. Reel 1. Image courtesy of the American Antiquarian Society.
Rx. Flor. Chamæmel ℥ij: coque
in Aq: Fontana q[uantum] s[ufficit] ______
Fotus commun: cum aceto.
Rx Fotus communis li iv Aceti li ij:
Misceantur pro fotu
Fotus cum sale ammon:
Rx Fotus commun li vi: Sal
Ammoniac crud ℥iij: M[isce]
Recipe: 2 ounces of chamomile flowers, cook in as much spring water as needed.
Common Balm with Vinegar
Recipe: 4 pounds of Common Balm, 2 pounds of vinegar. Let them be mixed as a balm.
Balm with Sal Ammoniac
Recipe: 6 pounds of Common Balm, 3 ounces of crude sal ammoniac. Mix.
Translation and transcription by Winston Black