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COLLECTION OF VALUABLE MEDICAL COMPOUNDS.
Do you have--
A frequent headache over the eyes?
A susceptibility to chills and fever?
A bitter or oily taste in the mouth?
A sour stomach?
A complexion inclined to be yellow?
A great depression of spirits without known cause?
Specks before the eyes, and flushed face?
A done out, tired feeling?
Besides many other symptoms too numerous to mention? If you have you
are affected in your liver and kidneys, and should do something for
it. The following preparation, "Magic Kidney and Liver Restorer," acts
on these organs and, when diseased or out of order, restores them to a
healthy state. Everyone should keep a bottle of this preparation in
the house, as it is an invaluable medicine. Splendid to take in the
spring to tone up the system:
MAGIC KIDNEY AND LIVER RESTORER.
Two ounces of alcohol;
One and a half ounces of glycerine;
One ounce of liverwort;
Three hundred and twenty grains of saltpetre;
Forty drops of wintergreen.
Steep the liverwort in a quart of water down to half the quantity,
then throw in the other ingredients while hot. Dose: One tablespoonful
about four times a day.
One ounce mandrake root;
One ounce gentian root;
One ounce dandelion root;
One ounce buchu leaf;
One ounce sarsaparilla leaf;
One ounce blackberry leaf;
One ounce hops.
Infuse in cold water, three quarts, two or three days. Add a pint of
whisky, and bottle. Dose: A teaspoonful three times a day.
ALTERATIVE, OR LIVER POWDER.
Take podophyllin and sanguinaria, of each ten grains; leptandrin,
twenty grains; white sugar, forty grains. Triturate or rub the whole
well together in a mortar and divide into twenty powders, and take one
night and morning. If they operate much on the bowels take but one a
_Uses:_ Valuable in liver complaint, torpidity of the liver, and as an
alterative to act on the secretions of the system generally. A
complete substitute for blue pill and free from any danger.
HEPATIC AND ALTERATIVE POWDER.
Take equal parts, say of each half an ounce, of finely powdered blue
flag root, bloodroot, May apple root, golden seal root, and
bitterroot. Mix all together and pass through a fine sieve. Dose: As
an alterative and to act on the liver and secretions, from two to five
grains two or three times a day.
CATHARTIC AND LIVER PILLS.
Take podophyllin, sixty grains; leptandrin and sanguinaria, ipecac and
pure cayenne, each thirty grains. Make into sixty pills with a little
soft extract of mandrake or dandelion. This is the best pill that can
be used as a cathartic and liver pill and to act on the secretions
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