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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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71 is very good. Take 2 or 3 spoonfulls of water a spoonfull of hony, (if the child be loose a spoonfull of double refined suger) boile these together tell you thinke they be thicke enough, & w he n it is of the fire put in a quarter of an ounce of pouder of red corrall & with this oft rub the childs gu m m es./ - ^ 246 for an ague P either quartin or any other Take halfe a p oun d of currence & rub them very well in a cloth, then take an ounce o Rubarbe & beate it to pouder, then beate the currence & that together to a conserue & take as much as 2 nutt megs euery morning fasting & fast 2 houres after it. aproued ^ 247 for a frett in children P Take an ounce of white suger candy & beate it then desolue it in 2 or 3 spoonfulls of Isope water
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