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


Balsam of Gilead

Balsamodendron Gileadense. Balm of Gilead a rare medicinal perfume mentioned in the Bible, and named for the region of Gilead where it was produced. The tree or shrub producing the balm is commonly identified as Commiphora gileadensis.

Category: Ingredients
Sub category: Botanical

3 documents found with this item tagged. See below for the various ways that this item has been used in the the documents.

[DOC ID:773] Rubarb Bitters on page (1)
[ID:773] From: Anonymous / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Anonymous (Patient) / 27 February 1765 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:2745] dover's powder on page (2)
[ID:2745] From: Dr Marshall / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mrs M. L. (Patient) / 20? December 1786 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:142] discharge on page (1)
[ID:142] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr James Hamilton / Regarding: Mr MacNab (Patient), Mr Anderson (Patient) / 9 June 1781 / (Outgoing)