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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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84 Take the blades of unset leekes stamp them & put the rto hony & wheat flower stir them well together tell they be thicke let it come neere noe fire but colde lay it to the wound & it will stay the bleeding draw out the bruised blood & cleanse the sore. - An aproued medicine for a scurf or sore head S 267 Take a good quantity of the tops of lauander spike & the tops of rose mary tops of red sage & violets & sinkefoile of all the s alike quantity chop them all together very smale then take halfe a p oun d of unsalted butter & boile the s hearbs well in it tell all the iuce be out of them then straine them & set it it
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