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Medicinal and cookery recipes [manuscript].
Brown, Katherine, fl. 1650-1662, compiler.
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compiled ca. 1650-ca. 1662
folio 19 verso || folio 20 recto
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Boyle the m ouer a quicke fire till yo w thinke the syrup be boyle d then Cracke one of the stons of the m & if the Curnell be swe et thay are preserued, yo w may boyle them soe fast as a peece of beefe, but take heed thay doe nit burne too the bottum then take the m of and lett the m stand till thay bee Cold damsons lett y ou r Cheris be of the fairest - Against the Rume in the eye Rx of Sage one handfull Rue 2 or 3 spriggs beat the m like green sauce then put thereto a little wheat flowre and som of the whit of an Egg & 2 or 3 dropps of Aqua vitæ mix the m togeather and apply them to the temples 20r 20 To Cure the Reednesse of mans face Rx 2 ounces of pomatum or fresh butter & the mostest nutt = = megg yow Can gett and paire the out side of it a way take the quantitie of 2 nuttmeggs of brimstone & mix them altogeather and putt it in white boxes & anoynt the face when yow goe to beed - For one that is bound in his body Rx Sena & powder it & giue it the partie as much as will lie one a grunt with the same quantitie of Rubarb grated so lett it be taken in brath & dranke in a morning fastinge To Cure the knotted Iandes Rx Greene gose dunge and steepe it in strong beare & lett the partie drinke euery night when thay goe to beed and eury morn ing a good draught for a fortnight or 3 weeks together
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