Manna

n. A food miraculously given to the Israelites in the wilderness. When it was no longer supplied to them they settled down and tilled the soil, fertilizing it, as a rule, with the bodies of the original occupants.

 Manna

Manna is a very gentle laxative, and therefore used for children and delicate persons.

Dose for children , from one to two drachms; and for adults , from one to two ounces, combined with rhubarb and cinnamon water.