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: 
135986
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 25
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
Hamnet Catalog Link: 
http://hamnet.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=230662
Transcription: 
25 56: for the toothach S Melt 2 spoonfulls of bay salts in a q uar ter of a pint of strong veniger then dip therein a linen clout hot & lay it owne the paine it will helpe in halfe an houre proued 57: for a griping in the Stommake of wind or heate P Drinke a draught of cleare water when you goe to bed proued 58: An excellent ointment to doe great cures with S Take a p oun d of porke s [a] uet shread & melt it one the fire then put to it a p oun d of fresh butter & 2 ounces of poite & let them boile together very softly tell you thinke thay be well boiled then put it vp in a gally pote to keepe 2 yeares good - 59: for the palsy falling euell or gout comming P ^ who so doubteth any of theese let him drinke his owne water fasting asenit together ine the morning & euening & it will prevent proued ^ 60: for the mother or wind riseing vpward P
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.