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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 + night at 4 of the clocke probatum est S: sssss ^ 110: A purge especially A: for the Itch. P Take an ounce of sene 3 drammes of Turbet 2 of Ruberb 2 of Anniseed & one of mace steepe all the s in a quart of Rhenish wine at the fire 12 houres then straine it & sweeten it with a quarter of an ounce or more of suger diuide it into 3 parts for 3 seuerall mornings an houre after it is taken drinke some smale broth./. - ^ 111 ? : A good onytment for the same Take halfe a pint of sallet oyle an ounce of brim P stone as much bay salt dried an beaten fine halfe an ounce of ginger grated 2 penny worth of oyle of mace steepe them in the oyle 24 houres then annoynt the party by night by a fire that he may rub it in / -
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