Tonic Mixture, No. 12

Sulphate of Quinine......................Thirty-two Grains.

Aromatic Sulphuric Acid................A Dram and a Half.

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

Infusion of Roses...........................Haifa Pint.

Dissolve the Quinine in the Acid, then add the Infusion, and lastly the Syrup. A Tablespoonful for a dose, three times a day.

Tonic Mixture, No. 13

Sulphate of Quinine.......................Thirty-two Grains.

Diluted Nitric Acid........................A Dram and a Half.

Tincture of Orange Peel..................Half an Ounce.

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

Water sufficient to make....................Half a Pint.

A Tablespoonful for a dose, three times a day.

Tonic Mixture, No. 14

Tincture of Gentian.......................One Ounce.

Tincture of Hop.............................One Ounce.

Tincture of Cinnamon....................Half an Ounce.

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

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

A large Teaspoonful in a little water, three times a day.

Tonic Mixture, No. 15

Tincture of Gentian.......................One Ounce.

Tincture of Cascarilla.....................One Ounce.

Tincture of Ginger.........................Half an Ounce.

Solution of Potash, (Liquor Potassae). Three Drams. Syrup..........................................One Ounce.

A large Teaspoonful for a dose, three times a day. This and the preceding mixtures are valuable Tonics for persons suffering from indigestion, if persevered with.

Tonic Mixture, No. 16

Tincture of Peruvian Bark..............Two Ounces.

Syrup.........................................Two Ounces.

Water........................................Four Ounces.

This, and the two first mixtures, numbers 12 and 13, are valuable for any persons suffering from, or who have been suffering from, any complaint of an intermittent character.

Tonic And Astringent, No. 17

Aromatic Sulphuric Acid................Two Drams.

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

Infusion of Roses...........................Seven Ounces.

A Tablespoonful for a dose, three times a day. This mixture will be found useful for patients recovering from fevers, or other illnesses, when the tongue is still coated, but when the edges thereof are becoming moist. It will soon clean the tongue and give the patient an appetite.

Cough Mixture, No. 18

Powdered Gum Arabic..................Two Drams.

Almond Confection........................Three Drams.

Ipecacuanha Wine............. ..........Half an Ounce Tincture of Balsam of Tolu.............Three Drams.

Syrup.........................................Half an Ounce.

Water sufficient to make...............Half a Pint.

A Teaspoonful for a dose, several times a day, or whenever the Cough is troublesome.

Cough Mixture, No. 19

Extract of Poppies........................One Dram.

Tincture of Squills.........................Half an Ounce.

Oxymel of Squills.........................One Ounce.

Ipecacuanha Wine.........................Half an Ounce.

Water sufficient to make.................Half a Pint.

A large Teaspoonful for a dose.

Cough Mixture, No. 20

Extract of Liquorice.....................Half an Ounce.

Extract of Poppies. .....................One Dram.

Antimonial Wine.........................Half an Ounce.

Oxymel of Squills.........................One Ounce.

Water sufficient to make................Half a Pint.

A large Teaspoonful for a dose.

Cough Mixture, No. 21

Extract of Poppies.........................One Dram.

Paregoric.....................................Half an Ounce.

Oxymel of Squills.........................One Ounce.

Ipecacuanha Wine.........................Three Drams.

Syrup..........................................Half an Ounce.

Water, sufficient to make................Half a Pint.

A large Teaspoonful for a dose.

Cough Mixture, No. 22

Powdered Gum Arabic........................Two Drams.

Oxymel of Squills...............................One Ounce.

Ipecacuanha Wine ............................Three Drams.

Water sufficient to make.........:............Four Ounces.

A Teaspoonful for a dose.

Diuretic And Diaphoretic Mixture, No. 23

Solution of Acetate of Ammonia............One Ounce.

Sweet Spirit of Nitre...........................Half an Ounce.

Antimonial Wine...............................Three Drams.

Syrup..............................................Half an Ounce.

Water sufficient to make.......................Half a Pint.

A Tablespoonful for a dose, three or four times a day. This mixture will act both upon the skin and the kidneys. If the patient is kept warm, its chief action will be through the skin, and perspiration will be promoted; if the patient is kept cool, its chief effect will be on the kidneys, and the flow of urine will be increased.

Diuretic, No. 24

Extract of Dandelion.........................Two Drams.

Sweet Spirit of Nitre.........................Six Drams.

Syrup.............................................Half an Ounce.

Water sufficient to make....................Half a Pint.

A Tablespoonful for a dose, three times a day. This mixture will act upon the kidneys.

Strong Purgative Pills, No. 25

Oil of Croton Tiglium.....................Six Drops.

Crumb of Bread............................A sufficient quantity,

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

Mix and make Twenty-four Pills. Croton Oil, when pure, is a very valuable medicine; frequently acting on the bowels when nothing else will. The quality of the oil sold in the shops is very uncertain. Some years ago, Mr. Short, an English surgeon, used to import the seeds, and express the oil, for the supply of the Medical Profession. One-tenth of a drop of "Short's Croton Oil" was a dose, while of the Oil sold at the Druggists, it took usually from a quarter of a drop to two drops, to have the same effect.