They are intended for desserts, and are also useful as a stomachic, to carry in the pocket on journeys, and for gouty stomachs.
Stomachic, carminative, and slightly tonic; one to two ounces.
It is a very useful stimulant, tonic, stomachic and carminative.
The presumption is, then, that she suffered from some stomachic disorder.
Oil of chamomile is reputed antispasmodic, tonic, ...