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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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34 95: S For a burne to fetch out the fire Take a handfull of unset Isop & boile it in water dip a cloth in it & soe wash it./- An ointment for ^ 96: S a burne . [prany] n: heate Boile unset Isop with unsalted butter & straine it & it will be a fine oyntment./ - ^ 97: for a fellon . ? : Take strong beere & wheaten flower mutton suet chickweed hony and oyle of roses make a pultis of it which will both draw & heale ./- 98: P An excellent medicine for the stone st: Take an ounce of parsly seed & boile it in halfe a pint of white wine then straine it & put to it 3 spoonfulls of iuice of parsly, Then take a new layed egge & put out all the meate & the inner skin & make the shell being dried into fine powder & when it is sifted mingle it with sum of the liquer in a spoone & let the party take it & then put sum suger into the win which let them drinke after this powder/ line divider 99: for a colde P ?: Take halfe a pint of Isop water one ounce of sirrop of maiden haire as much of sirrope of violets stir it well together and take 2 spoonfulls w he n you goe to bed
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