Detail View: LUNA: Folger Manuscript Transcriptions Collection: A boocke of very good medicines for seueral deseases, wounds, and sores both new and olde [manuscript].

Digital Image File Name: 
136029
Source Call Number: 
V.a.387
Source Title: 
A boocke of very good medicines for seueral deseases, wounds, and sores both new and olde [manuscript].
Image Details: 
A key to the shorthand used in this manuscript is available at https://folgerpedia.folger.edu/Shorthand_used_by_Katherine_Packer
Source Creator: 
Packer, Katherine, fl. 1639.
Source Created or Published: 
1639
Physical Description: 
page 66
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
Hamnet Catalog Link: 
http://hamnet.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=230662
Transcription: 
66 ^ 229 for to stay bleeding at the nose S Stampe stinging nettles & put them into the nostrill that bleeds./ ^ 230 for the paine of the stomach & side P Take greene wallnutts & still them & drinke the water with London Treacle. the distilled water alone is aproued to take downe big bellies in children or others if it be dranke morning & euening fasting with a little suger a quarter of [a] P in t at a draught./ ^ 231 for the shingles P Take sum Aquavitæ & burne it tell the strength be gone then wash the place with it & dip rags in it & lay one this doe morning & night at 2 or 3 times it will cure./. - aproued Note: the following is in Packer's shorthand; although the heading is her usual shorthand, the body of the recipe is UPSIDE DOWN! 232 for sore niples Take a hogs iaw and burne it till it be white then make it into fine powder an with a puf dust it on the sore places after the child hath sucked in .3. daies it will cure. an you mus?t
Credit: 
Transcriptions made by Shakespeare's World volunteers (shakespearesworld.org), participants in EMROC classes and transcribathons (emroc.hypotheses.org), participants in Folger paleography classes and transcribathons, and Folger docents.