Detail View: LUNA: Folger Manuscript Transcriptions Collection: Receipt book [manuscript].

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Receipt book [manuscript].
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compiled ca. 1600
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folio 52 verso || back endleaf 1 recto
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FSL collection
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To make an herbe herb grow that shall have many & divers odours & savours 29 To take awaye the payne of the Eyes To keepe that fruites shall not fall before they be ripe To drive awaye Flies, Spiders, Scorpions & other Vermin from your howse To take Oile or Grease out of cloth of what colour soever it be without any drop of water 30 For one that cannot sleepe nor take his reaste either for payne in the heade or other like cause To make a horse have a good hoofe To keepe Roses freshe all the yeare 31 The secret & properties of an Egge A proper practise to make a Capon to bring up yonge Chickines 32 To make any Fowle of what condition the same be to have the feathers all white To get out anything that sticketh in a man's body, as thornes & suche others 33 To make Wartes fall off Agaynst the Wormes that engender in men's bodyes Agaynst the payne of the Collicke comminge sodaynelye How to finde a person drowned that hath bin sought for 34 To give a colour to Golde To take spots of Oyle from Parchment or white Paper To keepe all manner of Yron or Steele cleane For to know a secret or hydden dysease of any man & to heale the same 35 Agaynst the bloodye flyxe Against the brusinge of the face by a fall To make a man's nayles growe incontinent which be fallen off For the Ague 36 A Medycen for a soare throate 37 An excellent Oyntment for all Aches 38 Mr Gascoigne's Cordial Powder 39 To supple a Synew or any part that is shronke 40. Note: second column A medicine for the Stone in the bladder 41 For the Toothach coming of Colde 42 For a Colde For Heates 43 The wounde drinke 44 Directions for the Plague For the Plague 45 A Medicine for the Pestylence that was taught King Henry the 7th by his Physician 46 A preservatice agaynst the Plague For the party infected with the Plague A medicine to break the Botch A medicine for the Plague A Playster to drawe the Sore A good medicine against the Plague approued A soveraigne drynke against the Pestylence 47 A playster to drawe an hedde to the sore & to breke it A medicine to be druncke suspectinge any to have the Plague Also for the usual dryncke every patiente being infected A preservative agaynst the Plauge & for the avoydinge of the infection A good Meadys[y]ine agaynste the Plauge For the Plauge Doctor Burges Water for the Plage Medicines for the Plague from Lady Coston}48 49 Directions in the Plague for my Lady Pitt 50 Blundell's discourse of short breathing 51 A brief Treatise towchinge the preservation of the Eyesight, consistinge partely in good order of Dyet, & partely in use of Medycynes, by Walter Barlye 52. back endleaf 1 recto
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