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;
Extract of buck-bean, 2 troyounces.
Extract of orange peel, 2 troyounces. Dissolve them in a mixture of
Diluted alcohol, 16 troyounces.
Peppermint water, 16 troyounces. And add of
Spirit of ether (Hoffman's anodyne), 1 troyounce.
This formula is that of the German Pharmacopoeia, 1872.