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.
Form 6 pills with Marjoram juice. (Renou, 1615)
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)
Powder to Strengthen the Memory
Powder: Dose: 1 dram (Nicholas)
Pills to Increase Memory
Powder, form pills with Marjoram water, each weighing 1 scruple. Dose: 1 pill at night, 2 in the morning. (Wecker)