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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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24 a q uar ter of a p oun d Camphire 2 drams that is not to be melted but made poulder of it boile all thees togather & straine them through a cloth in to a pottle of white wine then boile it againe & let it coole a litil then put in a q uar ter of a p oun d of turpintine & stir it well tell it be olde & keepe it as an ointment or dip clothes in it to make searclothes for your vse line divider ^ For the Palsy 53: P Stampe prim [.] rose rootes & straine them with ale & drinke thareof lucke warme first & last or take sage & lauender stampe them and straine them & drinke the Iuice thereof 9 dayes [the] first & last if the toung be nume with the colde palsy it will helpe in 4 dayes - Probatumest line divider ^ 54: P for the paine of the stomack & hart Take a p in t of the best muskedine or mal msy a handfull of vnset time seeth thees t o geth er straine it & giue the sicke to drink very hot Probatum est line divider ^ 55: for the wind colicke P Drink a spoonfull of red sanders in ale or poset morning & euening Probatum est line divider
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