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;
The formula of the London Pharmacopoeia, 1770, was taken from Le Mort, excepting honey, licorice, and potassium carbonate. It is stated in the New Dispensatory, published in London, 1770, that this preparation was originally known as "Elixir Asthmaticum."