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Author: Harvey, Gideon, 1640?-1700?
Title: The family-physician, and the house-apothecary containing I. Medicines against all such diseases people usually advise with apothecaries to be cured of, II. Instructions, whereby to prepare at your own houses all kinds of necessary medicines that are prepared by apothecaries, or prescribed by physicians, III. The exact prices of all drugs, herbs, seeds, simple and compound medicines, as they are sold at the druggists, or may be sold by the apothecaries, IV. That it's plainly made to appear, that in preparing medicines thus at your own houses, that it's not onely a far safer way, but you shall also save nineteen shillings in twenty, comparing it with the extravagant rates of many apothecaries / by Gideon Harvey ...
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2004 March (TCP phase 1)
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Print source: The family-physician, and the house-apothecary containing I. Medicines against all such diseases people usually advise with apothecaries to be cured of, II. Instructions, whereby to prepare at your own houses all kinds of necessary medicines that are prepared by apothecaries, or prescribed by physicians, III. The exact prices of all drugs, herbs, seeds, simple and compound medicines, as they are sold at the druggists, or may be sold by the apothecaries, IV. That it's plainly made to appear, that in preparing medicines thus at your own houses, that it's not onely a far safer way, but you shall also save nineteen shillings in twenty, comparing it with the extravagant rates of many apothecaries / by Gideon Harvey ...
Harvey, Gideon, 1640?-1700?

[London]: Printed for M.R. ..., 1678.
Notes:
Reproduction of original in Cambridge University Library.
Subject terms:
Oral medication -- Early works to 1800.
Pharmacy -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A43017.0001.001

Contents
title page
imprimatur
THE INTRODUCTION, Containing the use of this TREATISE.
Pre-Instructions touching Weights & Measures.
WEIGHTS.
MEASURES.
THE Family-Physician, AND THE House-Apothecary.
CHAP. I.
The manner of distilling the said Simple Waters.
CHAP. II.
The Description of London-Treacle Water.
The manner of preparing the Ingredients.
The prices at the Glass-Shop.
The price of the whole Composition.
The Description of Aqua Epide∣mica, or the London Plague-Water.
The manner of Preparation.
The Prices.
The Apothecaries Prices of Plague-Water.
The Description of Aqua Mirabilis.
The manner of Preparing.
The Prices.
The Apothecaries Prices.
The Description of Cinnamon-Wa∣ter according to the Dispensatory.
The manner of Preparation.
The Description of Aqua Raphani composita, or the common com∣pound Water against the Scurvey.
The manner of Preparation.
The Prices.
The Description of Aqua Brioniae composita, or the London Water against Fits of the Mother.
The manner of Preparation.
The Description of Aqua Limacum Magistralis, or the London Snail-water, against Consumptions.
CHAP. III.
The Description of Syrupus Altheae, or Syrup of Marshmallows.
The manner of Preparing.
The Prices.
The Apothecaries prices.
The Description of Syrupus Gary∣ophyllorum, or Syrup of Gilli∣flowers.
The manner of preparing.
The Description of Syrupus Papa∣veris erratici, or Syrup of Red Poppies.
The Price.
The Apothecaries price.
CHAP. IV.
Conserve of Roses.
The manner of making Conserve of common Wormwood.
CHAP. V.
Trochisci albi pectorales, or the common white Lozenges.
The manner of preparing.
The manner of preparing Trochisci bechici nigri, or the common black Lozenges.
CHAP. VI.
The Description of Pulvis è Chelis Cancrorum, or Gascons Powder.
The manner of preparing.
The Prices.
The Apothecaries Prices.
The Description of Species Diacar∣thami, or Powder of Diacartha∣mum.
The manner of Preparing.
The Prices.
The Description of the Species, or Powder of Hiera Picra.
The manner of Preparing.
The Prices.
The Apothecaries Prices.
CHAP. VII.
The Description of Diascordium.
The manner of Preparing.
The Prices.
The Apothecaries Prices.
The Description of Electuarium Le∣nitivum, or Lenitive Electuary.
The manner of Preparing.
The manner of preparing Sugar of Roses.
How to make the foresaid Sugar of Roses or Violets into Lozenges.
The Prices of Electuary Lenitive.
The Apothecaries prices.
CHAP. IX.
The Description of Pilulae Rudii, or Extractum Catholicon.
Exceptions against this Prescription.
The true manner of preparing the foresaid Pilulae Rudii.
The Prices.
The Apothecaries prices.
The Description of the Mass of Pills of Hiera with Agarick.
The manner of Preparation.
The Prices.
CHAP. X.
The manner of drawing Oyl of sweet Almonds.
The description and manner of pre∣paring of the Oyl of Mucilages.
CHAP. XI.
The Description of Vnguentum Aegyptiacum.
The manner of Preparation.
The Prices.
The Apothecaries Prices.
The Description of Vnguentum Althaeae, or Oyntment of Marsh∣mallows.
The manner of Preparing.
The Prices.
The Description of Unguentum Po∣puleon, or Poppy-Oyntment.
The manner of Preparing.
The Description of Unguentum Album.
The manner of preparing this White Oyntment.
CHAP. XII.
The Description of Emplastrum Diachylon cum Gummi.
The manner of preparing this Plaister.
The Description of Emplastrum Sticticum Paracelsi.
The Description of Emplastrum Diapalma, or Diachalciteos.
The Description of the Emplastrum Opodeldoch of Felix Wurtz, so much cryed up among Surgeons beyond-Sea.
The manner of Preparing.
3. The Oyl of Mars is prepared thus.
The manner of preparing Lapis Calaminaris.
The Preparation of Crocus Veneris.
Crocus Martis prepare thus.
The Preparation of the Earth of Vitriol.
The Rates and Prices current of Drugs, and other Commodities belonging to Physick, as they are commonly sold at by the Druggists in London.
Radices, or Roots.
Cortices, or Barks.
Ligna, or Woods.
Folia, or Leaves.
Flores, or Flowers.
Fructus, or Fruits.
Semina, or Seeds.
Simples grown out of Plants.
Of liquid Iuices there is onely
Concreted Juices, Gums, and Rosins.
Animals, their parts, and their Excrements.
Minerals, Metals, and Stones.
Sea-Simples.
The Prices among the Druggists of some particulars ready prepared by their Journy-men, or elsewhere, which you may buy far cheaper of the said Druggists, than you can prepare them your self.
Simples.
Compounds.
The Prices of some Oyls and Emplae∣stors sold by the Druggists.
The Prices Current of Ingredients that are to be bought of the Gro∣cers.
The Prices of Chymical Preparations at the Chymists, or at the Drug∣gists, who sell the same Chymical Preparations at the same Rates; which they can very well do, in regard they buy great quantities of them from the Chymists, at much cheaper Rates than they will sell lesser proportions to particular persons.
The Prices of Chymical Oyls and Spirits.
The Prices of Chymical Salts.
THE Family-Physician.
CHAP. I.
The Description of a gentle Vomitive.
Another gentle Vomitive.
Another Vomitive.
Another somewhat stronger.
Another.
Or,
The best Vomitive among Vegetables is this following.
CHAP. II.
The Description of a Perle Cordial.
The Description of an Vniversal purgative Potion.
Another universal purgative Potion.
Another universal Purge.
CHAP. III.
The manner how to prepare an Emul∣sion to cool the Kidneys, and to take off the heat and sharpness of Vrine.
The manner of preparing Almond Milk.
CHAP. IV.
The Description of a laxative Clyster.
Another laxative Clyster.
An Emollient Clyster.
A Clyster against the Cholick.
An Anodyne Clyster against Gripes.
An adstringent Clyster against a Loos∣ness, and Dysenteries.
A Clyster against pains of the Stone.
CHAP. V.
Another.
Another.
CHAP. VI.
A cooling Iulep in Fevers.
Another.
CHAP. VI.
A Pectoral Decoction against Coughs, and Phthisicks.
A Decoction against the Dropsie.
A Decoction against the Stone.
A Decoction against a Dysentery and other Loosnesses.
CHAP. VII.
A Gargarism to purge the Brain of Flegm.
A Gargarism against the swelling and inflammation of the Throat.
A Gargarism against foul Scor∣butick Gums.
CHAP. VIII.
An Eye-water to clear the sight.
An Eye Water against Heat, Redness, and sharp Rhumes of the Eyes.
The Green Eyewater to remoue Specks and Pearles from the Eye.
CHAP. IX.
A Dissolving Poultess or Cataplasm.
Another.
A maturating Cataplasm or ripening Poultess.
An Anodyne Cataplasm, or Poultess to ease pain.
CHAP. X.
An Oyntment against a Scald or Burn.
An Oyntment against the Itch.
CHAP. XI.
A Vesicatory Emplaster.
Another.