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This is a late 1700s recipe for relief of 'piles', including eggs, balsam, gum arabic, sugar, dandelion, rhubarb, castor oil, elm bark, and sennar.
About This Item
- Title: Herbal recipe for illness
- 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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Standardized Subject Headings
- Medicinal plants--Therapeutic use--18th century--Manuscripts
- Medicine--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions--18th century--Manuscripts
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