This section is from the "Elixirs And Flavoring Extracts. Their History, Formulae, & Methods of Preparation" book, by John Uri Lloyd. Also available from Amazon: Elixirs and flavoring extracts,: Their history, formulae, and methods of preparation;
Take six pancreases and chop them into pieces, and macerate three days in a mixture of
Water, 12 pints.
Glycerin, 2 1/2 pints.
Hydrochloric acid, 4 fluidounces.
Then strain and add two and one-half fluidrachms of oil of orange, glycerin in amount sufficient to produce twenty pints, and then filter.
This formula was announced in 1873, through the American Journal of Pharmacy, by Dr. R. V. Mattison, who states that one fluidrachm of the elixir will emulsify one-half of a fluidounce of cod-liver oil.