Sliced horse-radish, dried orange-peel, and bruised nutmeg are mixed with diluted proof-spirit and distilled.

Action and Uses. - Horse-radish is chiefly used as a condiment in cases of deficient digestion; also as a masticatory in hoarseness. It is sometimes used in atonic dyspepsia, and as a diuretic in dropsies. The spirit is used as a pleasant vehicle.