Worm seed, two ounces; valerian, rhubarb, pink root, white agaric, senna, of each one ounce and a half. Boil in sufficient water to yield three quarts of decoction. Now add to it ten drops of the oil of tansy and forty-five drops of the oil of cloves, dissolved in a quart of rectified spirit. Dose: one tablespoonful at night.
Source: The White House Cookbook, F.L. GilletteFiled under Remedy | Tags: agaric, clove oil, cloves, decoction, oil of cloves, oil of tansy, pink root, rectified spirit, rhubarb, senna, spirit, tansy, tansy oil, valerian, vermifuge, white agaric, whitehouse, worm, worm seed, worms | Comment (0)
Tincture of tolu and compound tincture of benzoin, of each one ounce, rectified spirit, two ounces; mix. The dose is a teaspoonful.
Source: Audel’s Household Helps, Hints and ReceiptsFiled under Remedy | Tags: audel, balsam, benzoin, cold, colds, cough, coughs, rectified spirit, spirit, tincture, tolu | Comment (0)
Rectified spirit is a liquid with a high concentration of alcohol, formed by multiple distillation. It is generally used for medicinal or household purposes, or very occasionally in mixed drinks. It usually has a concentration of alcohol above 75%.Filed under Definition | Tags: alcohol, distillation, rectified spirit, spirit, spirits | Comment (0)