Detail View: LUNA: Folger Manuscript Transcriptions Collection: Receipt book [manuscript].

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Receipt book [manuscript].
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compiled ca. 1600
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folio 11 verso || folio 12 recto
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FSL collection
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folio 12 recto 12 *To drawe a arrow head or other yron out of a wounde Take the iuyce of Valeriane, in the which yow shall weat a tente, and put it into the wounde, layenge the sayde herbe stamped vpon it, then make your byndynge or bande, as it appertayneth, & by this meanes ye shall Drawe out the yron, . And after heale the wounde accordinge as it shall require. * Agaynsyt the biting of all venomous beastes As soone as the person feeleth hymselfe bitten, with any venomous beaste, take greene leaues of a fig tree, and prese the milke of them, thre or foure tymes into the wounde, And for this serueth all so mustard seede mingled with vineiger. * To make glue or past that holdeth as fast as a naile Take Pixe Greca, and Rosen and the pouder of burned Bricke, and mingle all together, and hete it when yow will occupye it, & when it is cold it will holde as fast as a nayle. * To make hennes laye egges all the winter. Take the toppes of Nettles when they begin to haue seede and drye them, and geue the hennes a little of it with Brane and hemp seede, and they shall laye veuerye daye an egge 23
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