Rhubarb, 5 drachms.

Aloes, 3 drachms.

Cardamom, 2 drachms.

Brandy, 16 fluidounces.

Mix the drugs and reduce them to a coarse powder, and macerate this in the brandy for fourteen days, stirring the mixture thoroughly each day, then filter. (Edinburgh Pharmacopoeia, 1770.)