Take quinine, twenty grains; piperine, ten grains; Dover’s Powder, ten grains; cayenne, ten grains. Mix, pulverize, and make into twenty pills with a little gum arabic or extract of gentian or boneset. To be taken at the rate of one pill an hour when there is no fever, or during intermission, until twelve pills are taken, the balance to be taken on the third day or next well day. Good as a remedy for the chills or fever and ague.
Source: The Ladies’ Book of Useful Information.Filed under Remedy | Tags: ague, boneset, cayenne, chill, dover's powder, fever, gentian, gum arabic, piperine, quinine | Comment (0)