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For headache, torpid liver, constipation, and the complexion take one pill

every night. As a purgative take four to eight. Weight of twelve pills

about seven and one-half grains of which probably two to two and one-half

grains is sugar coating. They contain Podophyllin and aloes made into a

pill and coated with sugar. On the above we deduce the following formula

as closely resembling the original:

Podoph (resin) 1-1/2 grains

Aloes (Socotrine) 3-1/2 grains

Mucilage of Acacia sufficient

Mix; divide into twelve pills and coat with sugar.

The above amount would cost about 25 cents.