Cathartic Pills

July 15th, 2022

One-half oz. extract Colacinth, in powder, three drms. Jolop in powder, three drms. Calomel, two scru. Gamboge in powder. Mix these together and with water form into mass and roll into 180 pills. Dose, one pill as a mild laxative, two in vigorous operations. Use in all bilious diseases when purges are necessary.

Source: One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed, C. A. Bogardus