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A boocke of very good medicines for seueral deseases, wounds, and sores both new and olde [manuscript].
Packer, Katherine, fl. 1639.
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5 .12.m: a medicine to wash a sore mouth Take halfe a p in t of varguce & a spoon full of Inglish hony boile these toge ther & wash your mouth with it at any time line divider 13.m: S a water to wash a sore mouth with and heale it Take a p in t of whit wine venigar & as much roach allome as a smalle nut & take wodbine leaues violet leaues 6 leaues of red sape & a few collumbine leaues & boile thes together then put in a spoonfulle of English hony & let it boile a littell more then take it. from the fire & straine it & sweeten it with fine sugar so wash the p ar tys mouth with it morning & euenyng with a Clout on a sticke this will keepe good halfe a yeare Close couered in a glasse line divider ^ 14: m: P A recept for Chieny broth for a consumption Take an ounce of Chenie rootes halfe an ounce of sasipirila put them into 3 q uar ts of faire water & set them ouer the fire 12 houres then put in a peece of muten or a chicken
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