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Carbonate of potassium, 1 troyounce.
Chloride of ammonium, 1 troyounce.
Elder-flower water, 1 1/2 pints.
Dissolve and add
Aloes, 1 troyounce.
Myrrh, 1 troyounce.
Saffron, 2 drachms.
Macerate for twenty-four hours, and filter.Pideret.