Balsam Tolu, 2 troyounces.

Balsam Peru, 1 troyounce.

Benzoic acid, 1/2 troyounce.

Saffron, 1/2 troyounce.

Alcohol, 32 fluidounces.

Digest in a sand bath for three days, then filter. (It should be made by maceration instead of heat.L.) The pectoral elixir of modern times is "elixir e succo liquiritae," to which the reader is referred.