Regency Health and Medicine: Gargles

Although a “trifling” class of medicine, gargles were employed during the Regency to help allieviate symptoms like sore throats, dry mouth, or simply a dirty mouth. Domestic Medicine, Or, A Valuable Treatise on the Prevention and Cure of …, 1804

Regency Health and Medicine: Green Sickness or the Virgin’s Disease

The Village doctor; or, The art of curing diseases rendered familiar and …, 1825 I was reading about pimples in 1825, and stumbled upon this entry on green sickness, which I was heretofore woefully ignorant of.  The above copy cut off just as it was getting in to the “good stuff”, so naturally I went a-googling in search of more info. Green sickness, later called … Expand