Then we would have this prepared as an expectorant and as an aid to the
eliminations in the alimentary canal (and this would be a very good cough syrup
for anyone to have!):
To 4 ounces of compound Simple Syrup, add - IN THE ORDER NAMED:
|Eucalyptol, Oil of
|Syrup of Rhubarb
|Syrup of White Pine
Shake the solution together before the dosage is taken, which would be a
teaspoonful every two to three hours.
Ligamentous sprain becomes a problem often, both acute and chronic.
see case . Other suggestions to speed up the healing
process appeared in the readings. An oil for massage can be made up by
taking four ounces of peanut oil, then adding in order: two ounces of oil of
pine needles, one ounce of oil of sassafras root, and one tablespoon of melted
lanolin. This was suggested to alternate with salt-vinegar rubs in
restoring a fractured joint back to health.
Almost a specific for backache, sprains, aching in joints, swellings, bruises, etc.,
would be: To one ounce of olive oil, add:
- Russian white oil, 2 ounces
- Witch hazel, V2 ounce
- Tincture of benzoin, 1/2 ounce
- Oil of sassafras, 20 minims
- Coal oil (kerosene), 6 ounces
"It'll be necessary to shake this together, for it will
tend to separate; but a small quantity massaged in the cerebrospinal system or
over sprains, joints, swellings, bruises will take out the inflammation or
... we would prepare a compound to be massaged into the body, in these proportions and combined in the order named:
To 4 ounces of Russian White Oil add...
|Cedar Oil (Oil of the wood, NOT nut oil)
|Oil of Pine
|Oil of Mustard
|Tincture of Benzoin
These will tend to separate as they stand in solution.
Before using as a
massage shake well together and pour a small quantity into a saucer or open
Begin with the massage on the spine at about the 9th dorsal
Massage in a circular motion to the lower end of the spine, all the body
Then begin along the hips and down to the lower portion of
the feet and ankles, where the swelling tends to come at times.
also begin then in the brachial area, or at the 1st and 2nd dorsal, massaging to
the points of the shoulder blades and out the arms.
Then a little to the
base of the brain.
This we would do at least every other day, requiring
about thirty minutes; take this much time in the massage, not too severe but