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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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79 Note: this leaf is in Packer's shorthand unless otherwise noted together an put th em into the oyle, an let th em boile very well together tell they looke very black it will aske an houres boiling, before it be black inough alwaies stiring it with a bedstafe an w he n its uery black put in the cerosse de uenise an let all boile together a little while t he n take it of the fire allwaies stir ing it t he n put in the terpintine t he n putre all into a cleane pal of cleane cold wate still stiring it it will make a sparkling noise w he n its poured in but will doe noe hurt to th os that stir the water when its cold unough to rolen role it on a clean boord being wet an oyle some paper an soe lap it up for your use. Note: in regular script: spraine bruis sprain or bruis oynt: ment take 2 handfulls of henbaine on of dogtongue
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