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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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90 make them into fine pouther & put as much as will lie on a 6 pence with your meate & soe eate it 203 or 3 times a day in broth it is best but not in milke meate. th is will cure./ ^ S 272 to take away a knot that comes with a straine Take the white of an egge & beat it to ??? oyle then dip in it som hares woole & strew it ouer with the pouder of mirrh soe apply it to the place. line divider ^ 273 for sore eyes S Take spring water on which the sun riseth, & take an egges put out the meate at the narrow end then put in the water & some white sugger candy soe let it boile together & wash your eyes with it euery day./ - P ^ 274 an excellent cap for paine in the head. Take a handfull of the tops rosemary as much red sage & soe much peny roiall drie these to pow = der & take some powder
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