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;
Aloes, 3 troy ounces
Saffron 3 troy ounces
Tincture myrrh, 2 pints.
Reduce the drugs to a coarse powder and macerate in the alcohol for fourteen days, stirring the mixture thoroughly each day; then filter.
("The New Dispensatory," London, 1770.)