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Emory Women Writers Resource Project

The Ladies Best Companion, an electronic edition

by Amelia Chambers [Chambers, Amelia]

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collection: Early Modern through the 18th Century

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To make Tincture of Rhubarb for the Cholic.

Infuse into a quart of brandy two ounces of rhubarb, cut into thin slices, and let it stand a week: when the fit comes on, take three ounces of it for a dose; but if the patient has an aversion to brandy, then take the same quantity of cinnamon water.