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: 
136031
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 68
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
Hamnet Catalog Link: 
http://hamnet.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=230662
Transcription: 
68 to it 4 spoonfulls of honey, & 4 of Salett oyle, & take it as a Clister./ - ^ 237 An oyntment for the Co:l: Same P Take of the Iuce of Cellindine 4 spoonfulls, of Pidgeons dung newly made an ounce of sweet creame 3 spoon = fulls, mix all the s an anoynt the place greeved 3 times, & lay on it a peece of thin lawne, or cambricke./ - ^ 238 for the ills ouer of sweaty feet S Take allome & burne it, & strew of powder of it thick in your stockins, changing th em euery other day. ^ 239 for the same S Take Mullet leaues & wear next your feet./ 240 Mullet Oyntment S Take of leaues of Mullett & bruise th em , & mince th em , & take to a great handfull of th es , halfe a p oun d of unsalt = ed butter, role them in balls, & let them stand in a celler ten daies, then melt it & straine it. th is is good for th e
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.