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Image 191, sixth book, folio 98a, receipts 76 (continued) to 80

The sixthe booke.
then put them in a posnet*, and put to them sweete butter, and let them
boyle tyll they waxe thicke, then take from the fire, and strayne
it through a fayre cloth, and preserve the oyntemente in a fayre pot,
and anoynte the wrestes* therewith agaynste the fire, & it will helpe.
77. To make a good water for the stone.
Take broomeflowers, time, parslye, saxifrage, hartes tongue, ivye leaves,
of eache of the aforesayde leaves so manye distilled as to have a pinte of
eache, which done, put to these waters so many pintes of good white
wine, and distill them all together agayne, and preserve that water well,
and give the party diseased but five spoonefulls at a time, and let him
take it morninge and eveninge, and in nine dayes by Gods grace it
will helpe him.
78. A very good & a sweete lippe salve.
Take deares* suet, and cut it fine, and melte it on a softe fire, then take
twoe graynes* of pure muske*, and as muche camphire*, and infuse them
in rose water, twelve howres, your sewet* beinge molten, take it
from the fire, and put the rosewater to it, beateinge them well together,
and when you see it curde like butter, then strayne into it a good
quantitye of storax calaminte* made in fine powder, and beate it well
into the sewet, but in anye wise let not your sewet bee too warme when
you put your powder in, leaste it gather together in a cake, and so
spoyle your receipte.
79. For the ague.
Take the iuice* of fowre oranges, and so much as the quantitye of iuice of
the oranges in aqua vitae, and put thereto one ob in pepper, and stire them
together, and drinke the same of when you feele your fitte begine to take
you, and so use it three or fowre times.
80. For anye manner of ache: a noble playster,
called the blacke plaister, for as soone as
the plaister is warme upon the fleshe, the
ache is gone: pved more then 500 times.
Take twoe pownde of unwroughte waxe, of deares sewet halfe a pownde,
perosin* two pownde, cloves & maces, of eache twoe ownces, halfe an ownce
of saffron, rosin twoe pownde, blacke pitche a quarter of a pownde, melte
that is to bee molton, and pownde and serse* that is to be pownded, then medle**
all together over a softe [???] fire, excepte your cloves, mace, & saffron,
then take a pottle* of red wine, and by a litle & a litle powre** it into your
salve, stirringe it well together when it is cleane molten, then strayne it
into a panne, then strawe* in your powder of cloves, maces, and saffron,
castinge them abroade upon your foresayde ingrediente, and stirre it well
together a good while, then let it stande tyll it bee somewhat colde, then
anoynte well your handes with oyle of roses, or capons greace, & while
it is

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