Jamaica Ginger (in fine powder) ...

4 ounces.

Simple Syrup.....................

1/2 pint.

Alcohol (deodorized), a sufficient quantity.

Pack the Ginger, moistened with a little alcohol, in a funnel prepared for percolation, and pour on Alcohol until a pint and a half of tincture has passed; to this add the Syrup, and mix. If properly prepared, no precipitate occurs.