Detail View: LUNA: Folger Manuscript Transcriptions Collection: A boocke of very good medicines for seueral deseases, wounds, and sores both new and olde [manuscript].

Digital Image File Name: 
135983
Source Call Number: 
V.a.387
Source Title: 
A boocke of very good medicines for seueral deseases, wounds, and sores both new and olde [manuscript].
Image Details: 
A key to the shorthand used in this manuscript is available at https://folgerpedia.folger.edu/Shorthand_used_by_Katherine_Packer
Source Creator: 
Packer, Katherine, fl. 1639.
Source Created or Published: 
1639
Physical Description: 
page 22
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
Hamnet Catalog Link: 
http://hamnet.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=230662
Transcription: 
22 & put all in to the wine & let it stand 12 houres stiring it diuers times then distill it & keepe the first water by it selfe & the secound by it selfe likewise line divider The vertue of this water is that it comforteth the spirits vitall & helpeth inward deaseasis that com of colde the shaking palsy also conception of women that be barrin it killeth worms helpeth colde & the tooth ach it comforteth the stommake & cureth the dropsye it helpeth the stones in the bladder & the rheines backe & a stinking breath who vseth this water euer with modiration it will preseure them in good licking & make them seme young long it comforted the D o ctor so long that when age suffered hem nether to goe [.] nor stand but he keept his bed he liued 10 yeares when the phisitions sade he could not liue one yeare & whe he
Credit: 
Transcriptions made by Shakespeare's World volunteers (shakespearesworld.org), participants in EMROC classes and transcribathons (emroc.hypotheses.org), participants in Folger paleography classes and transcribathons, and Folger docents.