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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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28 3 spoonfulls: of the vrine of the same Child 4 spoonfulls the white of a new laed egge & a littel Camphir put all these in a pot & let it clarifie in an ouen dip therein litle linen clouts lay them on the eyes & let them lye on a night vse this thrice in 3 qu ar ters of a yeare ^ for earewigs 71: P put in the Iuice of rue of wormwoode & he presently dieth Or ^ Take a slice of breade annointe the same 72: with hony & fresh buter toste it at the fire lay it on the eare & the worme will com out for the toothach 73: S Take rosemary water & keepe the same warme in your mouth & it will heelpe you ^ 74: for the panting of the harte P Drinke morning & euening a spoonfull of violet water [&] for swonding P 75: Take red rose buds & halfe as much red mints tye them in a cloth & dipe them in venigar & rose water mingled togather & let the party smell to it & rub his temples & pulses & rub the soles of his feete with vinigar & salte
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