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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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69 Piles. & to annoynt the belly of a weake child, in a con = sumtion, or rickets, though it be but halfe a yeare olde./ - ^ 241 ffor the wind. P Take a quart of Malligo sacke 4 Drams of the root of Dandilion & 2 drams of Elicompane root slice these into the sacke & in bottle close stopped let it in = fuse in a kettle of water ouer the fire 12. houres then s ? eece it from the roots & keepe it in a glasse w he n you neede it take 3 spoonfulls at a time. ^ 242 an oft approued receit for the stomack liuer & spleene etc: P Take wormwood in Iuly or August & dry it in an ouen then beate it & searse it & put to it as much white suger candy beaten take of it a spoonfull before di n n er & in the morning & before supper in a very short time you will
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