Powder for Convulsion fits which was never known to fail, when taken in time

Item

Title

Powder for Convulsion fits which was never known to fail, when taken in time

Description

Powder for Convulsion fits which was never known to fail when taken in time-
The deepest red lady smock are the best dryed and beat to a powder to be given to a young child as much as will be on a silver three pence in tea made of the same herb or water distilld from the same flowers every two hours till the fits abate and afterwards as you see occasion till the cure is perfected: it's to be given accor: ding to the age of the person as much as will lie on a silver three pence [Groal] Sixpence or a [th]illing to be repeated at the full & change of the Moon, the flowers to be gathered in May

Contributor

Caylor, Karmen
Le, Vincent

Source

Elizabeth Fairfax cookbook, Collection #C0202, Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.

Publisher

George Mason University Libraries

Rights

Public domain. There are no known restrictions.

New Tags

I agree with terms of use and I accept to free my contribution under the licence CC BY-SA.