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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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^ 220 To stay vomiting Note: P Slice a race of ginger and put it in faire water and sweeten it with suger, drinke this and it will stay your vomiting ^ 221 A medecine for those that are troubled with fainting fitts or the falling sickness to take 2 or 3 spoonesfull at a time P Take Lauinder water betony water, rosema ry water of eache a little quantity then mingle all these together and when your fits come take 2 or 3 spoonesfull of it bloud warme with a little suger, by the grace of God it will help you. ^ 222 For the paine in the head P Take oile of spike, anoint the mould of your head and the nape of your neck and your temples vse this morning and Euening & it will help the head and make you sleppe. ^ 223 Phisick Ale P You must brew 3 gallons of strong Ale, first you must haue 6 ounces of sene 2 ounces of Bayberryes 5 ounces of Io olip ? dy rootes of the oake 2 ounces and an hal fe of Annisseede, take all these together and bruise them very small in a morter, then put it into a corse linnin bagg put the bagg into the Ale with the balme and there lett it worke together and in 48 houre it may be drunck one pinte in the morning and hal fe a pint at night ^ 224 For an Ague in a childe P Steepe halfe a dram of Ruberbe in a pint of beere 12 houres & let him m drinke noe other beare./.
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