This section of the book is from the "Household Companion: The Family Doctor" book
Obtain from a druggist packages of pure milk-sugar containing, each, seventeen and three-quarter drachms. Dissolve one package in a pint of hot water. Mix together two tablespoonfuls of cream, one of milk, two of lime-water, and three of the milk-sugar
water. Warm this mixture, and add it to the pint of solution of milk-sugar in hot water. It is then ready for use.
The packages of milk-sugar, while dry, will keep for a long time. The solution of it should not, in hot weather, be kept on hand for more than a day or two, at most,