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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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15 & giue it warme to drinke line divider ^ 43: for a cut S lay butter to it it will heale it or stampe young elder leaues & aply them line divider ^ 44: for to stope bleeding S Take of the fresh bloud & fry it hard in a pan then make poulder of then lay it on the bleeding prooued line divider ^ 45: a water to tacke away freckles or morfew from the face P Take a pottle of new milke steepe tharein the crum of 2 whit [loafefs] loafes & 12 lemmonds sliced the rines of them pared of then still this with a very soft fire in a still or limbeck which is better then keepe this water in a glass close coured & when you vse it wash your face with it & let it dry on line divider ^ 46: for a surfet [ eate as much fine whit harde sugar wallnut ] eate as much fine whitharde sugar as a wallnut
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