Take of golden seal (Hydrastis) ................ 2 oz.

poplar bark (Populus alba) .............. 2 oz.

prickly ash (Zanthoxylum) .............. 2 oz.

cinnamon ................................... 2 oz.

Cayenne ..................................... 1 oz.

loaf sugar ................................... 4 lbs.

All pulverized and well mixed. Knead them into a stiff dough with the mucilage of slippery elm, adding 1-4 oz. each of the oils of pennyroyal and peppermint. It may be made into cakes or loaves of a convenient size. This preparation is useful for coughs, colds, sore throat, hoarseness, etc. It may be carried in the pocket and eaten freely.