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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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85 ouer the fire agayne & put in to it as much powder of saffron as will lie on a 6 pence & a good spoonfull - of hony stir th es well together & let them simmer ouer the fire a while, then put it into a pot & with th es annoint the head twice a day very well rubed in if they haue lice you may put in a spoonfull of peper or ginger very small beaten. line divider ^ 268 S for a sore breast to desolue it if it be not fit to breake alsoe it will breake it if it be needfull & it will heale it with out any tenting or other salue though th er be many holes in it. Take a good handfull
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