The doctor James Lind died at the age of 77. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Scottish physician who helped to pioneer a scurvy treatment with the use of citrus fruit.
He earned his MD from Edinburgh University in 1748.
He improved sailing conditions by encouraging cleaner living conditions and sea water distillation.
"They continued but six days under this course, having consumed the quantities that could be spared."James Lind
"It was indeed not very sound. However, those who had taken it, were in a fairer way of recovery than the others at the end of the fortnight, which was the length of time all these different courses were continued, except the oranges."James Lind
"Let it them be put into any clean oven vessel of china or stoneware which should be wider at the top than at the bottom. so that there may be the largest surface above to favor the evaporation."James Lind
"The consequence was, that the most sudden and visible good effects were perceived from the use of oranges and lemons; one of those who had taken them, being at the end of 6 days fit for duty."James Lind
"Into this pour the purified juice: and put it into a pan of water come almost to a boil and continue nearly in the state of boiling until the juice is found to be the consistency of a thick syrup when cold. It is then when cold, to be corked up in a bottle for use."James Lind