Dr. Chase's Recipes or Information for Everybody: An Invaluable Collection of about Eight Hundred Practical Recipes (1866)
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) ... Show synopsis 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. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ... Carminatives--Are medicines which allay pain in the stomach And bowels, and expel flatulence, such as anise-seed water, etc. Cathartics--Are strong purgative medicines, such as jalap, etc. Cordials--Are exhilarating and warming medicines, such as aro DEGREES matic confection, etc. Corroborants--Are medicines and food which increase the strength, such as iron, gentian, meat, and wine. Demulcents--Correct acrimony, diminish irritation, and soften parts by covering their surfaces with a mild and viscid matter, such as linseed tea, gum, mucilage, honey, and marshmallow. Deobstruents--Are medicines which remove obstructions, such as iodide of potash, etc. Detergents--Clean the surfaces over which they pass, such as soap, etc. Diaphoretics--Produce perspiration, such as tartrate of antimony, James's powder, and camphor. Digestives--Are remedies applied to ulcers or wounds, to promote the formation of matter, such as resin ointments, warm poultices, etc. Discutients--Possess the power of repelling or resolving tumors, such as galbanum, mercury, and iodine. Diuretics--Act upon the kidneys and bladder, and increase the flow of urine, such as nitre, squills, cantharides, camphor, antimony, and juniper. Drastics--Are violent purgatives, such as gamboge, etc. Emetics--Produce vomiting, or the discharge of the contents of the stomach, such as mustard and hot water, tartar emetic, ipecacuanha sulphate of zinc, and sulphate of copper. * Emollients--Are remedies used externally to soften the parts they are applied to, such as spermaceti, palm oil, etc. Epispastics--Are medicines which blister or cause effusion of. serum under the cuticle, such as Spanish flies, Burgundy pitch, resin, and galbanum., Errhines--Are medicines which produce sneezing, such as tobacr.