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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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27 65: for the palsy that taketh away ons speech P ^ : Take sage & primrose leaues with the rootes bruse & straine them with ale & giue the party 2 spoonfulls at a time this will bring the speech againe P ^ 66: for the meagrame in the head Take the Iuice of marigolds a littell hony mingle them togather & make a plaister therof & lay it to the paine ^ 67: for a paine in the side P Take rosemary parsly both times seethe them in whit wine put to them ginger sugar candy & drinke them warme 68: To make teeth stand Fast S Seeth roots of veruen wash them therewith ^ 69: for the headach P Seeth a handfull of rosemary in a q uar t of runing water to a p in t so bath your temples by the fire & let it dry well in doe thus 2 or 3 times it will helpe pro oued ^ 70: P for eyes that you shall not needed spectacles Tak womans milke that sucketh a man Childe
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