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THE LADIES' BOOK OF USEFUL INFORMATION. Preface
CONTENTS
PERSONAL BEAUTY-1
PERSONAL BEAUTY-2
PERSONAL BEAUTY-3
PERSONAL BEAUTY-4
PERSONAL BEAUTY-5
PERSONAL BEAUTY-6
PERSONAL BEAUTY-7
TREATING OF MISCELLANEOUS MATTERS-1
MARRIAGE-1
MARRIAGE-2
MARRIAGE-3
LOVE AND MARRIAGE-1
WHEN TO MARRY-HOW TO SELECT A PARTNER ON RIGHT PRINCIPLES
SEXUAL INTERCOURSE-ITS LAWS AND CONDITIONS-ITS USE AND ABUSE
MARRIAGE
PREGNANCY-LABOR-PARTURITION-1
PREGNANCY-LABOR-PARTURITION-2
MENSTRUATION
COLLECTION OF VALUABLE MEDICAL COMPOUNDS
THINGS FOR THE SICK ROOM
THINGS CURIOUS AND USEFUL
HOME DECORATION
FLORAL
HOW TO DO YOUR OWN STAMPING AND MAKE YOUR OWN PATTERNS. BRONZE WORK
CHAPTER 18
INDEX
HARRIS's LIST OF COVENT-GARDEN LADIES. INTRODUCTION
HARRIS's LIST OF COVENT-GARDEN LADIES-1
HARRIS's LIST OF COVENT-GARDEN LADIES-2
HARRIS's LIST OF COVENT-GARDEN LADIES-3
HARRIS's LIST OF COVENT-GARDEN LADIES-4
HARRIS's LIST OF COVENT-GARDEN LADIES-5
HARRIS's LIST OF COVENT-GARDEN LADIES-6
HARRIS's LIST OF COVENT-GARDEN LADIES-7
HARRIS's LIST OF COVENT-GARDEN LADIES-8

grains. Mix, and triturate well in a mortar so as to mix perfectly, 

and make into twenty pills with mucilage of gum arabic. Dose: In 

dysentery and diarrhoea, one pill every six to twelve hours. Two or 

three pills are generally sufficient to cure any ordinary case, if 

given during the early stage. They may be relied on in all cases and 

stages of bowel diseases, and especially in dysentery. A second pill 

may be given three hours after the first, a third six hours after the 

second; after that not oftener than once in twelve hours, and never 

more than one pill at a time. 

 

 

EPILEPTIC PILLS. 

 

Take sulphate of zinc, sixty grains; rhubarb and ipecac, each thirty 

grains; cayenne, sixty grains. Make into sixty pills with extract of 

hyoscyamus. Dose: One pill night and morning for one week, then leave 

off for a week, and then resume again, and so on every other week. An 

important remedy, and has cured many cases of epileptic fits when 

taken in the early stages. 

 

 

PILLS FOR ASTHMA. 

 

Take powdered elecampane root, powdered liquorice root, powdered anise 

seed, and sulphur, of each one dram. Make into ordinary sized pills 

with a sufficient quantity of tar, and take three or four pills at 

night on going to bed. This is an admirable remedy for asthma and 

shortness of breath. 

 

 

HYSTERIC PILLS. 

 

Take asafoetida and carbonate of ammonia, of each one dram; 

pulverized opium and macrotin, of each thirty grains. Melt the first 

two articles over the fire, and then stir in the others. Mix well and 

make into sixty pills. Dose: One or two pills, in cases of hysteric 

fits, every two or three hours; also good in female nervous attacks 

and spasmodic affections. 

 

 

PILLS FOR CHRONIC BRONCHITIS. 

 

Take pulverized skunk cabbage root, two drams; pulverized extract of 

liquorice, one dram; sanguinaria and macrotin, of each thirty grains. 

Make into large sized pills (say from eighty to one hundred) with a 

sufficient quantity of tar, and take one pill from three to six times 

a day, and continue for several weeks if necessary. One of the best 

remedies known for chronic bronchitis, and what is sometimes called 

"clergyman's sore throat." 

 

 

PILLS FOR NEURALGIA. 

 

Hyoscyamus, extract of, one dram; extract of aconite, thirty grains; 

macrotin, twenty grains; morphine, five grains. Make into forty pills, 

thickening the mass, if necessary, with a little powdered liquorice or 

ginger. Dose: One pill every three hours till relief is obtained. Good 

in neuralgia and all severe nervous pains. 

 

 

BLEEDING AT THE LUNGS. 

 

Eat freely of raw table salt, or take a teaspoonful three or four 

times a day of equal parts of powdered loaf sugar and rosin, or boil 


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