[ [For] Rheumatism ] 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
lignum vitae gum
Diary of Henry Nase
Institution: New Brunswick Museum Archives and Research Library | Source Origin: Nase Family Papers | Sublocation: Diary of Henry Nase | Reference: S 116-2 - F 4
This recipe appears on page 97. Image courtesy of New Brunswick Museum Archives and Research Library.
Two ounces Lignum vitae gum & one gallon spirits.
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)