Antibilious Pills, No. 26

Powdered Jalap.............................One Dram.

Calomel........................................Twenty-four Grains.

Castile Soap..................................Haifa Dram.

Oil of Cloves.................................Twelve Drops.

Mix and divide into Twenty-four Pills; two, three or four for a dose.

Cooling Aperient, No. 27

Epsom Salts.....................................One Ounce.

Infusion of Roses...............................Half a Pint.

Syrup.............................................One Ounce.

A Wineglassful for a dose.

Warm Aperient, No. 28

Epsom Salts....................................Two Ounces.

Alexandria Senna............................One Ounce.

Loaf Sugar.....................................Two Ounces.

Ginger Root, sliced or bruised............One Ounce.

Pour upon them Two Pints of boiling water; let it stand for two-or three hours; then strain off the liquid, and add four Ounces of Brandy or two Ounces of Alcohol, and One Ounce of Aromatic Spirit of Ammonia. Bottle it up and keep for use. This, which is commonly known as "Black Draught" or "Black Dose," is a good, useful Aperient. It may be taken by all over 12 years of age. If well corked, and kept in a cool place, it will keep for a long time. A wineglassful for a dose.

Purgative Pills, No. 29

Compound Extract of Colocynth...............48 Grains.

Extract of Rhubarb................................24 Grains.

Oil of Cloves.........................................12 Drops.

Mix, and divide into 24 pills ; two or three for a dose.

Gentle Laxative, No. 30

Lenitive Electuary..................................2 Ounces.

Milk of Sulphur.....................................One Ounce.

Syrup of Ginger, a sufficient quantity. A teaspoonful for a dose, before breakfast.

Castor Oil Mixture, No. 31

Castor Oil..............................................2 Ounces.

The Yolks of two Eggs............................

Syrup...................................................1 Ounce.

Spirit of Nutmeg....................................1 Ounce.

Water, sufficient to make..........................12 Ounces.

The Castor Oil must first be thoroughly mixed with the yolks and the syrup till it is quite smooth; then the spirit must be added, and afterwards the water, a small quantity at a time, stirring it all the while, till thoroughly mixed, and smooth like milk. A Tablespoonful or two for a dose, according to the age, repeating it every two hours till it operates.

Alterative Powders, No. 32

Powdered Nitre.....................................5 Grains.

Sulphur.................................................5 Grains.

Powdered Charcoal..................................3 Grains. Mix.

One to be taken three times a day.

Alterative Powder, No. 33

Bi-carbonate of Soda...............................1 Ounce.

Carbonate of Magnesia.............................1 Ounce.

Powdered Rhubarb.................................2 Drams.

Powdered Ginger..............................2 Drams. Mix.

From a tea to a tablespoonful, according to the age, may be taken every morning.

Cough Pills; Sedative And Expectorant, No. 34

Extract of Poppies.....................Forty-eight Grains.

Powdered Squill........................Twenty-four Grains.

Powdered Ipecacuanha...............Twenty-four Grains.

Mix, and divide into twenty-four pills. One, three times a day, and two at bedtime.

Female Pills, Tonic And Emmenagogue, No. 35

Powdered Sulphate of Iron..........Twenty-four Grains.

Powdered Gum Myrrh................Thirty-six Grains.

Oil of Cinnamon........................Twelve Drops. Mix, and divide into twenty-four pills; one or two three times a day.

Neutral Mixture, No. 36. (Useful In Fevers.)

Bi-carbonate of Soda.......................3 Drams.

Tartaric Acid...............................2 and a Half Drams.

Water...........................................Half a Pint.

A tablespoonful for a dose. Or,

Bi-carbonate of Potash.....................3 Drams.

Citric Acid....................................2 and a Half Drams.

Water...........................................Half a Pint,

A tablespoonful for a dose.

When there is sickness at the stomach, the Acid and Alkali are best kept in separate bottles, and taken while effervescing.

Febrifuge Powders For Grown Persons, No. 37

Powdered Nitre...............................Five Grains.

Powdered Gum Arabic......................Ten Grains.

Powdered Sugar..............................Five Grains. Mix.

One may be taken three or four times a day.

Febrifuge Powders, No. 38

Dr. James's Powder (Pulv. Antimonialis).Five Grains.

Tartarized Antimony (Tartar Emetic)......One eighth of a

Grain. Mix. One, three or four times a day.

Febrifuge Powders For Children, No. 39

James's Powder.....................Two Grains.

Tartarized Antimony.............One-twelfth of a Grain.

Powdered Sugar...................Two Grains. Mix. One every three or four hours. This dose for a child two years old; for older or younger children, the dose may be increased or diminished.

Liniments Or Embrocations. Liniment, No. 40

Spirit of Ammonia............................One Ounce.

Olive Oil.........................................Two Ounces.

Liniment, No. 41

Spirit of Ammonia............................Half an Ounce.

Palm Oil........................................Two Ounces.

These are powerfully stimulating, producing, if rubbed long enough, considerable redness and smarting. They must never be applied when the skin is broken. The same remarks will apply to the following:-