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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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72 then put to it an ounce of oile of sweete almonds newly drawne (which is soe when it is thicke & white & it is old w he n its cleare & greene) shake th is well to = gether & giue the childe now and then a spoonfull of it./ - ^ 248 for a cough P Take a pint of Isope water & a penyworth of inglish liquorish sliced & 2 ounces of Browne su = ger-candy & halfe a hand = full of Reasons of the son washed & stoned; put all these together & infuse th em all night in embers; w he n you cough at any time take a spoonfull./ - 249 To open the Pipes and cut and expell phlegme . P Take halfe a pinte of Hysope water boyle in it a pound of white suger candy, vntill it come to the height of a sirrup. keepe it for your use, of which take with a liquorish sticke att any time fasting espeti = ally in the morning
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