Dictionaire Oeconomique; Or, the Family Dictionary. Containing the Most Experienced Methods of Improving Estates and of Preserving Health, with Many a

Dictionaire Oeconomique; Or, the Family Dictionary. Containing the Most Experienced Methods of Improving Estates and of Preserving Health, with Many a

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1725 edition. Excerpt: ...Sand, to digest, 'till cool and press it through a Cloth into a clean i then Pan: What stays in the Bag put into the Matrass again, and put to it half a Pint of Rectify'd Spirit of Wine, let it stand warm 12 Hours and strain it off to the other; put five Ounces of the Extract of Opium into these Tinctures and set them over a gentle Fire to evaporate 'em into an Extract: This just a Hundred or Bundle: The Prizes of them are various, according as the Commodity is; but the Bundle genefally is from a Shilling Crown. LAUDANUM; the Name given by Cbymifis to an Extract of Opium, because of' its excellent Qualities, several add Corals, Pearls, Treacle, and Extrac of Suffron thereunto. Laudanum is an admirable Medicine, k promotes Sleep, eases Pains, stops the Spitting of Blood, the Menftruums and Piles, it is also good for all Sorts of violent Fluxions. This being only general, we proceed to the Operation or Extract of Opium in particular, so far as it suits, with this Desig n, and as now used in regular Practise. Put spur Ounces of good Opium in thin Slices, into a Glass-Body, wherein there are two Pounds of Spring Water, let it stand and stop the Mouth of the Body with another Glass; make a Fire tinder it, 'till by gradual Heat it is made to boil, in which State keep it, two or three Hours: Then let out the Fire, and while the Dissolution is hot, run it through a Flannel-Bag, and press it stronly into an Earthen Vessel; put that which remains in the Bag into a Matrass, in which there is a Quart of Rectify d Spirit of Wine; make a double Vessel of the Matrass, and letting it stand in Digestion four and fourty Hours, now and then shake it, then take it out, and when it is cool run it also thro' a Flannel; put the Spirit of Wine, which is charged...show more

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  • Paperback | 1100 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 55mm | 1,919g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236554485
  • 9781236554482