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Good to allay the excitement, act on the skin and promote
perspiration; also a good expectorant powder in coughs, colds,
pneumonia, and oppressed breathing.
Take quinine, twenty grains; water, one ounce; sulphuric acid, twenty
drops. Mix in a vial. Dose: A teaspoonful every hour or every two
hours during the well day till all is taken. A certain cure for the
ague, or chills and fever.
SICK HEADACHE PILLS.
Take Socotrine aloes, gamboge, and castile soap, of each one dram;
ipecac and scammony, of each thirty grains; oil of anise, thirty
drops. Make into sixty pills with a little mucilage, gum arabic or
extract dandelion. Dose: One to three pills. Useful in sick headache,
habitual costiveness, dizziness, sour stomach, and indigestion, and
may be used whenever a good vegetable cathartic is needed. For an
attack of headache, take three pills, and repeat in three hours if the
first does not operate. Will invariably give relief.
ANODYNE HEADACHE PILLS.
Take extract of hyoscyamus, thirty grains; extract stramonium, ten
grains; quinine, twenty grains; morphine, two grains. Mix well and
make into twenty pills, adding a little powdered liquorice root, or
any other innocent powder, if necessary, to thicken the mass. The
pills are one of the best remedies known for nervous headache,
neuralgia in the face or head, toothache and nervous and neuralgic
pains in any part of the system, that I have ever used. Dose: One
pill, for a grown person, and may be repeated every two or three hours
till relief is obtained. The extract of belladonna may be used instead
of the stramonium, in the same proportion, with equally good effect.
Take jalap, colchicum seeds, and gum guaiac, of each one dram.
Pulverize and mix veil, and make into sixty pills with extract of poke
root (or berries). The dose is one or two pills three or four times a
day. Good in all cases of chronic rheumatism, neuralgia, sciatica, and
ANOTHER FOR SAME.
Take macrotin and pulverized gum guaiac, of each one dram;
podophyllin, ten grains. Make into sixty pills with extract of poke
root. Dose: One pill two or three times a day. An excellent pill for
rheumatism and neuralgia.
PILLS FOR DYSENTERY.
Take rhubarb, ipecac, and castile soap, each thirty grains; pulverized
opium, fifteen grains. Make into thirty pills with mucilage, gum
arabic, or any other suitable substance. Dose: One pill every three to
six hours for diarrhoea and dysentery. After three or four are taken
they should not be taken oftener than once in six hours.
ANOTHER FOR SAME.
Take leptandrin, forty grains; rhubarb, twenty grains; morphine, four
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