Pow-Wows, or Long Lost Friend, by John George Hoffman, , at sacred-texts.com
TO MAKE A GOOD EYE-WATER.
Take four cents' worth of white vitriol, four cents' worth of prepared spicewort (calamus root), four cents'
worth of cloves, a gill of good whiskey and a gill of water. Make the calamus fine and mix all together; then use it after it has stood a few hours.