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 20 verso || folio 21 recto
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FSL collection
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folio 21 recto 21 *An Excellent oyntment for all Aches proceeding of a colde Cause, for Shronke Synnewes, & straines in man or Beast. It holde perfeccion 40ty yeares. And must be only made in Maie / Mallowe, Groundcell, Strawberry, Lavender Cotten, Birch leaues Chickweed, Comphry, Sage leaues, Bay leaues, Rhue, Balme, Planton, Sorrell, Wild Bryony, Byttony, wound worte, Carduus, Succory Mariorom, Lungeworte, Camomill, Adderstounge, Oxeye, of each 3 handfulles./ Chopp the herbes very small & beate them in a Morter, Take Rosine ffranckinsence and melt them vpon the ffyer, then put in hogges grease Maie butter Clerified in the Sun Sallett oyle .1. gallon Turpintyne Verdegrease halfe when all theise are melted putt in the herbes and lett them boyle halfe a quarter of an hower; & carefully stirr it while it is vpon the ffyer, Then take it of, and stirr it a quarter of an hower after; when it is Colde putt it into Pootes close Covered, and sett them in a Horse=Doungehill a yard deepe for .21. daies, then take them out & putt them alltogeather, and sett them on the ffier againe and boyle them a Whalme or twoe, then straine it and putt therto Twoe pownd of Oyle of Spike, and stirr it well / 38
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