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Myrrh, 3 troyounces.
Aloes, 3 troyounces.
Saffron, 3 troyounces.
Alcohol, 2 pints.
Reduce the drugs to a coarse powder, and macerate in the alcohol fourteen days, stirring the mixture thoroughly each day, then filter.
(Supplement to London Pharmacopoeia, 1821,)