Mandrake root one ounce, dandelion root one ounce, burdock root one ounce, yellow dock root one ounce, prickly ash berries two ounces, marsh mallow one ounce, turkey rhubarb half an ounce, gentian one ounce, English camomile flowers one ounce, red clover tops two ounces.
Wash the herbs and roots; put them into an earthen vessel, pour over two quarts of water that has been boiled and cooled; let it stand over night and soak; in the morning set it on the back of the stove, and steep it five hours; it must not boil, but be nearly ready to boil. Strain it through a cloth, and add half a pint of good gin. Keep it in a cool place. Half a wine-glass taken as a dose twice a day.
This is better than all the patent blood medicines that are in the market–a superior blood purifier, and will cure almost any malignant sore, by taking according to direction, and washing the sore with a strong tea of red raspberry leaves steeped, first washing the sore with castile soap, then drying with a soft cloth.
Source: The White House Cookbook, F.L. GilletteFiled under Remedy | Tags: bin, bitters, blood, burdock, camomile, chamomile, clover, dandelion, gentian, gin, mandrake, marsh mallow, marshmallow, prickly ash, purifier, raspberry, raspberry leaves, red clover, red raspberry, rhubarb, root, skin, sore, spring, turkey rhubarb, whitehouse, yellow dock | Comment (0)
Prickly-ash berries, spikenard root, yellow poplar and dog-wood barks, of each 1/2 lb; all pulverized and put into a gallon jug, and fill it up with brandy. Dose — A wine-glass of it is to be taken 3 times daily before meals.
Source: Dr Chase’s Recipes, or Information for Everybody, A.W. ChaseFiled under Remedy | Tags: bark, brandy, dogwood, poplar, prickly ash, rheumatism, spikenard | Comment (0)
” Tincture Colchicum Seed 4 ounces
Gum Guaiacum 4 ounces
Black Cohosh Root 4 ounces
Prickly Ash Berries 4 ounces
Iodide Potash 1 ounce
Dose for adult, one teaspoonful three times a day in wineglassful of water or milk.”
Source: Mother’s Remedies: Over One Thousand Tried and Tested Remidies from Mothers of the United States and Canada, T. J. RitterFiled under Remedy | Tags: black cohosh, colchicum, guaiacum, gum, potash, prickly ash, rheumatism, stiffness | Comment (0)