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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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83 Note: the following recipe is in Packer's shorthand: th es into anef new glases pip?in in let it boile tell it come to a quart when n it is cooled very clene cou?? it an let it not boile to fast pot it intto to glasses An set it in a sonny window before the stop it up close. line divider an aproued medicine to open a swelling bile or setten & to draw it. 266 S Take the tops of red or browne sage the yolke of a new layed egge & as much white salt rosted as a pigeons eg beate all the s together & it will be like a thicke salue lay some of on a plantaine leafe & apply it once a day to the place & w he n it is broke use it a while & then aply salue it must be layed on cold. for a new cut that will not leaue bleeding
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