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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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89 of cutt figs halfe a p oun d of reasons of the sun stoned 2 ounces of dates stoned; of anniseed sweet fennill & caraway all bruised of each a quarter of an ounce boile all th es gently in a pipkin tell neere on halfe be consumed then stir them & put to them halfe a p in t of Inglish honey & the white of 2 new laied egges well beaten, when it soe keepe it for your use, of which you may take 4 ounces thrice a day (viz: in the morning fasting aboute 4 after di n n er & an houre be = fore supper, th es will open the pipes heale & cleans the lungs & keepe the body solluble./ ^ 271 for the yellow Iandise P Take the best red sanders
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