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COUGH REMEDY. Take one ounce of Elecampane, half an ounce of
Hoarhound, an ounce and a half of Liquorice root, two ounces of
Sulphur. Pulverize them, and add honey. Take a tea-spoonful, at
intervals, as needful. YELLOW DOCK OINTMENT. Take common Yellow
Dock, pour cream over it and simmer together gently. It makes a
good ointment which will be found very cooling in cases of humors.
PILE OINTMENT. Take a handful of Jimson leaves and the same
quantity of Parsley, and stew them in a pound of lard. MEASLES. The
first appearances of Measles are small eruptions upon the face and
hody, more particularly the face and neck, which do not tend to
produce pup. These spots afterward run together and form red
streaks, and produce some swelling in the face.? Measles is a
contagious disease, but persons seldom have it a second time. In
many respects it resemblesSmall Pox, and the general course of
treatment should be about the same. The patient should he kept in
the house, and the rooms warm at all times, as sudden changes are
apt to cause the measles to strike in. A strong tea, made of
Saffron and Snake- root, Pennyroyal or Mayweed should be used
freely After the measles has fairly turned, give a good portion of
physic. In most cases, but little medicine is needed, for with a
little assistance, nature will do the work. JAUNDICE. This disease
is first observable in the eye, which has a yellow appearance, and
afterwards the whole skin takes the same hue; the urine is also of
the same saffron hue and will dye a white cloth if wet with it. The
following has proved very successful in many cases. Take equal
parts of Soot and Saffron; tie them up in a cloth to the size of
half a hen's egg, let it lie in a glass of water over night, in the
morning put the yolk of an egg, bea...
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