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one of these down his throat every three days and it is said it will effect a cure.
custard, cheap mid excellent.
BOIL, in a quart of milk, a little lemon peel, a srrali stick of cinnamon^ and a couple of peach leavi s ; sweeten it with a few lumps of sugar, and rubbing down smoothly two tablf-spoonfnlls of rice flour in a fmall basin of cold milk, mix it with the beaten yolk of a single eggr, then take a basin of boi'mg milk, and well mixing it with fhe contents of the olher basin, pour the whole into the remainder of the boiling miik, and ke^p stirring it a.U one way till it begins to thicken, end is about to boil ; it must then instantly be taken off ?nd put into a pan, stirred a little together, -and it may be served up either together in a dish, or in custard cups to be eaten hot or cold.
PYROLA fcTmbellata, Winter Green, or Pipsissiwa has been found useful in dropsical cases. A table spoonful of a strong infusion of the herb is to be taken every hour, with a little sirup. In disorders of the kidnies it has been found serviceable. Its efficacy in cancer has by some been questioned.
TAKE a quantity of black elder berries, when perfectly ripe ; press the juice ; set it over a slow fire ; add as much brown sugar as will make it palatable, let it simmer until it becomes a thin sirup. Then add one third the quantity of brandy, and cork it up for use. A wine glass full is the dose for a grown person, and in the same proportion for a child It may be taken three or four times a day. This medicine has proved efficacious in many cases, when almost every thing else had failed.