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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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16 ^ 47: for the stone P still straburys & drinke the water thareof it will bracke the stone line divider ^ 48: to make tincture of roses C: to coole on in a feuer or being very hot or in an ague P Take a q uar t of water set it on the fire tell it be lucke warme then take it of & put in 2 good hand fulls of red Rose leaues dried when roses are not to be had then put in 8 or 10 dropes of spirit of vitreall soe let it stand 2 or 3 houres then straine it & brue it out of one pot in to another with sugar to sweeten it then drinke it when you please line divider ^ : f or an ague P 49: Take a p in t of strong beere set it on the fire & when it begins to boile put in as much roach allom as a wallnut giue it them to drinck an houre before the fit coms 3 fits together
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