The Purpose of our '12 Formulas' Pages are to illustrate
various formulas used to treat a specific condition on one page.
This can be useful to help Practitioners develop their own Formulas.
Boil Rice in Almond Milk and serve with powdered Nutmeg. (Grabelkover, 1599)
Syrup of Quinces
Quinces are made into a syrup with 12 oz. of the strained juice which is boiled down to half, to which wine, and 9 oz. of Sugar are added, and formed into a Syrup.
It cools and strengthens the Stomach and is useful for Diarrhea.
Astringent Powder for Diarrhea
Used for Diarrhea and Loose bowels.
Dose: half–1 dram (A Physical Vade Mecum, Dispensatory of St. Thomas’s Hospital, 1741)
Melt the Alum over a fire, stir in the Dragon's Blood in powder. From each dram, form 10 pills.
Used for obstinate Diarrhea and Dysentery, especially with Blood. Also Bleeding of the Lungs, Stomach or Bowels. Dose: 5 pills, 3 times daily. (Pharmacopoeia Pauperum, 1718)
Powder of Three Peppers of Galen
Form an Electuary. Used for all types of Cold Phlegm diseases including Diarrhea from Cold and Damp.
Infusion for Colitis
Prepare an Infusion. Used for Diarrhea with Mucous. Take a wine-glassful three times daily. (Wonders in Weeds, W. Smith)
Used for Diarrhea from Cold and Damp with Colic, indigestion and loss of Appetite. (Ayurveda)
Tormentil Decoction for Diarrhea
Decoct in water down to half. (Gabelhover, 1599)
Troches of Pomegranate Flower
Powder and form Troches with Pomegranate juice.
Used for chronic Diarrhea, including that with Blood. (Unani)
Powder to Warm and Bind the Belly
Form powder. (Rondeletius)
Electuary for the Stomach with Cinnamon
Warms and Strengthens the Stomach, used for Mucous Diarrhea from Cold and Wind. (Dispensatorium Brandenburgicum, 1698)
Electuary of Micleta
A famous strengthening astringent medicine for Diarrhea and other leakages. (Nicholas)