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.
Powder for Loss of Memory & Stupidity
Powder and take this as a dose each morning with broth. (Philon)
Confection of Coriander and Almond
With an equal weight of sugar, form a confection.
Dose: half dram. (Wirtzung)
Expert Electuary for Memory
Powder, mix with Honey. Traditionally aromatized with Gallia Moschata and Musk.
Dose: 3 drams. (Mesue)
Confection of Eyebright
Powder, and with 1 pound of clarified Honey, form a confection. This is a famous formula of Mesue to restore the Sight, but was also highly regarded for Memory.
Dose: 1 dram for a cold body, half dram for a hot.
Powder to Strengthen the Memory
Powder: Dose: 1 dram (Nicholas)
Form 6 pills with Marjoram juice. (Renou, 1615)
Pills to Increase Memory
Powder, form pills with Marjoram water, each weighing 1 scruple. Dose: 1 pill at night, 2 in the morning. (Wecker)
Powder of Frankincense & Pepper
This is powdered to be taken as a dose.
Electuary of Frankincense
Powder and with three times their weight of Honey, form an Electuary. Dose: 1 dram (Wirtzung)
Electuary for Memory Loss
Powder, and with Honey 200 grams form an Electuary.
Dose: 5 grams. (Unani)
Special Powder for the Memory
Prepare a Powder.
This interesting Powder "Purges the Head" and is specifically used for failing memory due to excess humors obstructing the Head. (Wirtzung)
Electuary Against Forgetfulness
Powder and form an Electuary with three times their weight of Honey.