The Register of Bath - Preface 3

The author explains that 'warm Liquors in a moderate degree of heat, agree better with the Stomach, the Bowels, and all nervous parts, than any thing cold or acid can do, as by Coffee, Tea, and Chocolate, doth every day appear.'

About The Register of Bath

'The Register of Bath' was written by the Somerset physician Thomas Guidott, and was published in 1694. The book contains 200 accounts of patients' experiences in Bath, describing the healing effects of the town's 'famous Hot Waters.'

Taken from: The Register of Bath
Author / Creator: Thomas Guidott
Publisher: F Leach
Date: 1694
Copyright: By permission of the British Library Board
Shelfmark: 1171.f.12