Gentian, 2 troyounces.

Curaao orange peel, 1 troyounce.

Virginia snakeroot, 1/2 troyounce.

Cochineal, 30 grains.

Brandy, 2 pints.

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.