Chest of Dr Arnott's "Medical Preserves" (fruit preserves and honey) at The Real Mary King's Close
Row of fruit preserves from the Dr Arnott range at The Real Mary King's Close
Strawberry jam being spread on a slice of bread
Pure flower honey being spread on crusty bread from a jar of "Mucous" at The Real Mary King's Close
Blackcurrant jam on crusty bread
An open jar of "Yellow Bile" (Lemon Curd) at The Real Mary King's Close
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Dr Arnott's Medical Preserves

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Dr Arnott lived on Mary King's Close during the 17th century and specialised in internal medicine. To remember the curious spirit of this real former resident of our historic site, we have brought together a selection of Medical Preserves (Blood, Yellow Bile, Black Bile and Mucous) that a physician of his level of training would have been well accustomed to... sampling. And now, so can you!  


 Blood (Strawberry Preserve) 

Weight: 114g
Ingredients: Sugar, Strawberries, Gelling Agent: Pectin; Acidity Regulator: Citric Acid.
Dietary and Allergy Advice: Prepared with 45g Fruit per 100g. Total Sugar Content 62g per 100g. May also contain Nuts.  

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 Yellow Bile (Lemon Curd) 

Weight: 110g
Ingredients: Sugar, EGG, Vegetable Margarine (Vegetable Oils (Palm, Rapeseed), Water, Salt, Emulsifier, Polyglycerol Esters of Fatty Acids; Colours: Curcumin, Annatto Flavourings), Dextrose, Butter (MILK), Concentrated Lemon Juice, Acidity Regulator, Citric Acid; Gelling Agent: Pectin; Lemon Oil. 
Dietary and Allergy Advice: For allergens see ingredients in BOLD. May also contain Nuts.
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 Black Bile (Blackcurrant Preserve) 

Weight: 114g
Ingredients: Sugar, Blackcurrants, Gelling Agent: Pectin.
Dietary and Allergy Advice: Prepared with 45g of fruit per 100g. Total Sugar Content: 60g per 100g. May also contain Nuts.
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Mucous (Pure Flower Honey)  

Weight: 114g

Pure Flower Honey: A blend of non-EU honey.
Warning: Unsuitable for infants under 12 months.

Store in cool, dry conditions, out of direct sunlight. 
Refrigerate after opening.