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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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80 this recipe continues in Packer's shorthand one of elcompaine one of nightshade on of plan taine on of tutsan one of sinkfile bruise them a little in a morter an seeth them in a pottle of pure sallet oyle w he n its almost sodden put in halfe a pint of aqua uite an a quarter of a p oun d of vnwrought wax soe let it seeth tell it be uery greene an the herbs uery hard t he n straine it through a new canuas cloth an you may keep it close in a stone pot 7: yeare w he n you use it chafe it well in by a fire an lay a coole cloth next it an th i s doe as oft as you se cause. in regular script: ^ 263 A receit agaynst the Plague Take settwell roots the quantity of halfe a nuttmeg or more & grate it of leane Treacle one good spoonfull of wine ueniger 3 good spoon=
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