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For a Dropsy*
Bruise a Pint of Mustard seed, Scrape and Slice a Large HorseReddish*
Root, Scrape a Handfull of the inner Rind of Elder, and a Root of
Elecampane* Slic’d, put all these into a Large Bottle, and put to
it Quart of Good Stale Beer, keep it stop’d steep’d 48 Hours
Drink half a Pint every Morning fasting, and Fast Two Hours
after it – you may fill it up Once or twice
1 Pint of Mustard Seed
1 Large HorseReddish Root
Scrape a handfull of the inner Rind of Elder
1 Root of Elecampane
Powder for the Teeth
Half an Ounce of Cream of Tarter, and a quarter of an Ounce of Powder
of Myrrh. Rub the Teeth with it 2 or 3 times a Week
Water to Strenthen the Sight
Take Rosemary Flowers, Sage, Betony*, Rue and Succory*, of each One
Handfull infuse these in Two quarts of Sack*, and distill them in an
Alembeck*. The Dose is a Spoonfull in the Morning fasting
till the Water is done

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Transcribed by GB and KS