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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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29 for the gall ouerflowing 76: P ^ Take dry bread dipe it in venigar & eate it ^ 77: for a burne S beat salet oile & faire water together tell it com to a salue & annoint the burn with it twice a day 78: for deafness P ^ pricke a gray snaile & drope the water into the eare 79: S to make haire grow in a bald place put blacke snailes in to a pot & strew a littel salte thereon place them in the sun & thay will be deseuled in to water annoint thy selfe tharewith & there will haire growe this water taketh wartes of the hands being annointed with it 80: To make haire curlle S soake hempseede in halfe water & halfe wine 2 or 3 dayes & therewith wash your heade ^ 81: for the crampe P Take linseede boile the same in creame & aply it to the place when it is colde re new it
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