These medicines given for the purpose of suppressing an unnatural heat of the body. They are Seville oranges, lemons, tamarinds, nitre, and cream of tartar.
771. Seville Oranges and sweet oranges are formed into a refrigerant beverage, which is extremely grateful in febrile disease. The rind is an agreeable mild tonic, carminative, and stomachic. Dose, of the tincture, from one to four drachms ; of the infusion, from one to two ounces.