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Episode 7

Nick Barber gathers meadowsweet, an ancient painkiller, with herbalist Eleanor Gallia before going into the lab to extract salicylic acid from willow bark to make the Victorian version of aspirin - producing a treatment for warts and corns along the way. As diversification in the pharmacy continues, Nick, Ruth Goodman and Tom Quick turn their hands to making their very own brand of perfume. But will the public try it?

30 minutes

Last on

Sat 10 Sep 2011 16:00
BBC Two Northern Ireland only

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Role Contributor
PresenterRuth Goodman
Executive ProducerDavid Upshal

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