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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 49 verso || folio 50 recto
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That bee baren it killeth the wormes within the body it Cureth the old Chough it helpeth the scothach - it Chim foreeth the stuma ch much & Cureth the old dropsy it helpeth the stone in the bladder & in the pains of the backe it help eth shortly the stinckin breath and whosoeuer youseth this water now & then & not to often it presenteth him in yow Liken & shall make him to come young very Longe line divider Diaphomfoligos Take oyle of roses ounce (symbol) iiii white waxe ounce (symbol) iss wached ounce (symbol) iss pompholigus plum & wached of @ ounce (symbol) iss: libanum ounce (symbol) ii desoule the wax in the oyle one a gentle fier when it is desouled take it of from the fier & put to it the other Ingrediences work in them togather in a stone morter to the forme of an vung aent - - 50r Christ his Balme to Cure wounds 50 Take of oyle of olliues one pint of old red wine 3 pints mix these & distill then add thereto of the Liquor of S t Iohnswort ounce (symbol) vi mininum ounce (symbol) iiii distill the whole for a m unth in balme mariee - - line divider To Make AQua Myraby lee & pretiosa hashtags Take Gallingall: Chouese Cubebs ginger Cardamums mace & nutmegs @ ounce (symbol) i & of the Iuice of Colendine ounce (symbol) viii & mingell all the powders withj the said Iuice in a pint of Aqua vitæ & three pints of whit wine & put all these togather in A still of glasse & let it stand soe all the night and distill it one the morninge - with an easy fier as may be The virtue of this Aquæ Myrabylee is this it helpe that much the loungest
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