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ROOT BEER RECIPE

TO YIELD ONE GALLON, ONE HALF OUNCE OF EACH OF THE FOLLOWING:
HOPS, BURDOCK, YELLOW DOCK, SASPARILLA, DANDELION, THEN BOIL IN
1 GALLON OF WATER FOR 20 MINUTES, STRAIN WHILE HOT, ADD
10 DROPS OF SPRUCE OIL AND 10 OF SASSAFRAS OIL.
WHEN COOL, ADD 3 TABLESPOONS OF YEAST, AND ONE HALF POUND
OF WHITE SUGAR. ALLOW TO SETTLE FOR THREE DAYS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): SARSAPARILLA

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Alcoholic beverage Fermented

Date learned: 10-00-1974

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SASPARILLA BEER RECIPE

1 POUND SASPARILLA, ONE QUARTER POUND OF GUAICUM BARK, 4 OUNCES
LICORICE ROOT, 1 AND ONE HALF OUNCES OF ANISEED, 1 OUNCE OF
MEZERON ROOT,
ONE QUARTER OUNCE OF CUT CLOVES, 3 AND ONE HALF POUNDS OF SUGAR,
9 QUARTS OF
WATER, MIX IN A LARGE CLEAN CONTAINER, SHAKING DAILY UNTIL
FERMENTATION BEGINS. THEN LET STAND 2 WEEKS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): SARSAPARILLA

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Alcoholic beverage Fermented

Date learned: 10-00-1974

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CASPERILLA TEA IN THE SPRING WILL THIN THE BLOOD.

Data entry tech comment: BURDOCK ROOT TEA
SASSAFRAS TEA
OTHER REFERENCES IN ARCHIVE RECOMMEND THE USE OF

Where learned: NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

Keyword(s): PLANT CURE ; PREVENTATIVE MEDICINE ; SARSAPARILLA TEA

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Means of Causing or Avoiding Illness

Date learned: 09-00-1968

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