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This recipe from the late 1700s includes smartweed, coltsfoot, honey, and liquorice. No mention is made of what this remedy is for.
About This Item
- Title: Medical recipe, Maine, ca. 1790
- Creation Date: circa 1790
- Subject Date: circa 1790
- State: ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Local Code: Coll. S-659 Box 25/23
- Collection: Medical remedies
- Object Type: Text
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LC Subject Headings
- Medicinal plants--Therapeutic use--18th century
- Medicine--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions--18th century--Manuscripts
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