Cinnamon: an ounce and a half
Ginger: iii drams
Cardamom: ii drams
Folium, galangal: of [each] a dram
Spikenard, caraway: of [each] half a dram
Long pepper or black: iiii drams.
If it be made for rich men, adde: Cloves, nutmegs, maces, grains of paradice, of [each] ii drams
Clarified hony: a pint
[4 pints] of good wine
And if thou canst in steade of hony, put a pound of Suger.
If this drink be rightly made, it shalbe profitable against manye diseases, specially cold, and in old men, and them that be somwhat weake & feble unto copulacion. It shalbe conuenient for Fleumaticke & Melancholik persons mervelously, that not withoute a cause it may be called Manus Dei, that is the hand of God. It putteth away dumpishnes & sadnes, and bringeth mirth. It openeth the obstructions and stoppings of the splene.
The Treasure of Euonymus
Feeling dumpish? A cup of this will make you extra-spicy. Cheers, Hand of God!