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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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26 Take 2 spoonfulls of Conserue of 2 yeams olde ghrind it in an alebaster morter with halfe a p in t of the best clarret wine then straine it & after put to it 2 good spoonfulls of the best sinamond water & let the par ty drinke thereof 2 or 3 times, proued ^ 61: For the Scurvy P Take water cresses scaibus planton brookelime lime of each a handfull scurvy grasse 4 handfulls stampe theese grosse & put them into a gallon of new ale & drinke thereof morning & euening & when you thinke good - 62: for a very sore throate or the almonds swelled in the throate S Take sage calumbins & woodbine leaues seeth them in a p in t of runing water & halfe a p in t of whit wine & som pure english hony & a little roach alome tell halfe be consumed then straine it & garble & wash your throate often prooued P 63: To comfort a weake woman with chide seeth the milke of an cow with a little rosemary & sugar in it so eate it euery day it will nourish both the woman & the childe & drinke rosemary with any drinke at meales or at any other time prooued 64: f or singing in the eare P wet blacke woole in rosewater & womans milke & stope your eares therew i th
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