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 26 verso || folio 27 recto
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FSL collection
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folio 27 recto 27 *ffor the wounde drinke Southerwood wormewood Buglesse Mugwort wood bittany Sanackle Plantan dandelion Ribwort whitebottles dayses rootes & all Honisuckes Asomes Haw thorne buddes Egremonie Oken leaues. Bramble buddes wild angelica Cumfrey Mintes Scabious Strawbury leaues Snickfeild Violett leaues Take of euery of these hearbes one handfull and putt them into a pottle of white wine, and a gallon of cleare running water and boyle them altogeather vntill halfe of it be consumed. Then seperate and straine out the liquor from the hearbes, and then putt to a quart of Hony and boyle it againe and soe putt it into a glasse and stopp it close, and when occacion doth require lett the patient take three spoonefull thereof first in the morning and last in the euening vntill he hath druncke a quart thereof There was a famous Phisicion that did report that this drincke is *good for sores both new & olde, for woundes in the Body *and laying withall vpon them a plaister of Hony and wax for womans Breastes *and putrified bones causing them to scale: *for ache in the stomake & *to breake an impostume causing [th] it to come out. *It hath driuen Bullettes out of a Souldiers body that hath lyen longe there & healed the issue. *Also it is approued to be a present remedy for the stopping of bloud This drincke aboue written must be made in the Moneth of May./ 44
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