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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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33 all in fine pouder let them boile well together & stire it with a hazell sticke & when it is well boiled take it from the fire & stire it tell it be all most colde then put thereto a q uar ter of a p oun d of turpentine stir it a llitle then straine it into a cleane vessell & let it stand tell it be through colde then take the salue & melte it ore the fire againe & stir it & put it into a cleane box & keepe it tell you neede it it will keepe good 4 yeares - ^ 94: an ex cellent med icine for a new feauer Note: the following is in Packer's shorthand: an excelent an aproved receipt for the new. fever take 2 spoonfulls of popy water 2 also of spirit of mint an 2 of sirrop of clove rellyflowers mingle all these together an take it as a cordiall an it hath cured at once taking. - line divider an ex cellent oynt ment scald head Note: in Packer's shorthand: an excellent oyntment for a scald head take a handfull of lavander tops a hand full of rosmary tops a hand full of vilotlet leaues a
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