Herbal recipe for illness

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Herbal recipe for illness

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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.

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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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