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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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70 find the benifit; it is very good for a dropsie yellow iandise winde & many other approued virtues it hath./ - ^ 243 for any Ague P ^ Take 3 spoonfulls of Cardius water, as much rose-water water & as much iuce of orrange & a little suger & drinke it iust when the colde fitt comes., - 244 an excellent receit for a sore mouth in childe or any people (especially the Thrush) with which divers haue bin cured S Take of the best Red sgae & wash it & dry euery leafe with a cloth very well, & then beate it & to 2 spoonfulls of the iuce put halfe a pint of very good veriuce & a quarter of a pound of double refined suger; boile it to a sirrope & with a feather ther annoint the childs mouth 2 or 3 times a day & somtimes giue it a spoonfull to swallow downe./ 245 a medicine to rub a P childs gummes with when they are breeding teeth w hi ch
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