Tincture Amara

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Tincture Amara Recipe:

Gentian
3 oz
Serpentaria
2 oz
Bitter Orange Peel
2 oz
Red Saunders
1 oz
Calamus
0 oz
Cardamom
0 oz
Alcohol (25%)
4 litre

Instructions

Reduce the solids to a moderately fine powder and extract with the alcohol for 2 to 3 days, agitating occassionaly. The red saunders may be omitted and the liquid coloured with caramel or carmine.

Notes:

This recipe is was given by Dr. Stoughton in the Codex Medicamentarius.

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