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 22 verso || folio 23 recto
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FSL collection
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Taketh Quotidians Tertians and double Tertian[s] Agues, for Quartum Agues I cannot muche Commend itt, only itt Comfort the spirits and mitigate the fitts, but for the agues, itt is equall to any Animal or vegetable medicine presauer saye good for the trembling and passing of the heart, and that most singular. taken in tyme yt preserues a man from all disease and infections, and itt continues one in health and vigor and itt worketh without any violence to nature, and prouokes seige or vomitt, or giueth any offence at all to the or stomack, and itt lasteth longe and decayeth not [nor because] this pouder cannot be made till May. folio 23 recto 23 * To supple a synew or any parte of the bodie that is shronke Take a good handfull of marsh mallowes & other mallows myngled together, and a good spoonfull of flaxe seede, and put them [together] ^both in a pinte of new milk, and boyle the milke, then streyne it: and bathe the parte therwith morning & eveninge as warme as you cann suffer it, with two cleane little lynen [clothes] ragges letting one lye in the milke ^vppon a chafing dish & colles to keepe it whott [wil] whilest with the other you bathe the part that is shrunke./ and when you goe to bed (after you have sufficiently bathed it) bynd a lynnenn cloth well soaked in the milke vpponn the parte & so as it maye staye vppon it all the night. / 40
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