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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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81 fulls of faire water 3 spoonfulls make the s more than luke warme & soe drinke them of warme in your bed & sweat 6 or 7: houres after drinke posset made with smale beere or ale as your thirst requireth soe that you respit an houre & halfe after the potion taken before your first drinking & it will driue forth the plague let the posset be luke warme at your first draught but after as you like it (soe it be not cleane colde.) th i s medicine hath cured aboue a thousand. the last great plague in th i s citty & noone that tooke it in time but escaped. Line divider 264 a Salue called Gilburt S salue good ro draw & cleanes any olde ulcers or [soar?] sores.
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