The Consultation Letters of Dr William Cullen (1710-1790) at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh


Bloodstone necklace

Wearing a bloodstone (heliotrope chalcedony) necklace or dipping it in water, which is then drunk, to stop nosebleeds etc.

Category: Treatments
Sub category: General

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[DOC ID:3197] I put the Bloodstone Necklace around her neck on page (2)
[ID:3197] From: Mr John Johnstone (Jock; of Alva) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Miss Elizabeth Johnstone (Betty; Mrs Betty; Johnston; of Westerhall) (Patient), Miss Ann Elizabeth Johnstone (Betty) (Patient) / 16? July? 1787? / (Incoming)