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: 
136034
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 71
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
Hamnet Catalog Link: 
http://hamnet.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=230662
Transcription: 
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
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.