- Section: EVERY LADY HER OWN PHYSICIAN.CHAP XVIII.
- Recipe: For an extreme Cough in children.
collection: Early Modern through the 18th Century
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For an extreme Cough in children.
Take three spoonsful of hysop-water, and one ounce of fine sugar candy beaten to a powder, keep it on the fire till the is dissolved, but it must not boil, when it has stood to cool put to it an ounce of the oil of sweet almonds, when the whole has stood about two hours shake them together, and give the child two or three spoonsful every day according to the severity of the cough.