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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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39: stampe sage in a morter & put thereto as much salte & make littel pasties & put them in an ouen tell thay be blacke as it they ware burnt with that rub your teeth morning & euening ^ 87: to cleare the voice P Take Isope figes & hony seeth them well & vse it for a specall remedy ^ 88: To make a sicke man sleepe P Take the leaues & cropes of willow & som planton leaues seeth them in milke & after aply them to the wrests it will cause sleepe prooued for a pin & web in the eye S ^ 89: pricke a snaile through the shell aboute the head let the oile drope into a spoone then drope it often into the sore eye the par ty liing vpw?? probatum est 90: [To ease the goute] [ Take a q uar ter of a pd of ?commen seed ] ^ 91: for the goute P Distill the berrye of Iuy dipe therein clouts & aply them to the paine P 92: To make sirrope of venigar for the stoping ^ in the stommake & to void fleame & to pro cure apittite to meate
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