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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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88 seeth together a good space tell the wine be sumwhat what wasted, then put to it one ounce of masticke as much olibanum finly beaten afterward let it but simmer a while & then take it of the fire & stir it with a sticke tell it be but blood warme or a little more then put in 3 drams of Camphir finely beaten & a quarter of a pound of venice tur pintine & soe continue stir ing it tell it be soe cold that you may make it up in roles with your hand on a table alwaies wett ing your hand with white wine./ line divider T:S: 270 to helpe a cough P ^ Take of dried maydenhair unset. Isop & coltsfoote of each one handfull boile them in a gallon of spring water halfe an houre then put to it 2 ounces of sliced lickerish 4 ounces
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