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Image 024, first book, folio 11b, receipts 4 (contd) to 7.

The firste booke.
a cleane cloth of lynnen, when it is molten in the sunne
by one dayes space, and that wch is strayned out, is
that medicene that must be put into the eye of the pacient
byenge upright, by the space of one quarter of an hower. This
medicene maye not be made but in maye, and it may be
streyned In June, July and August.
For the same 5.
Take Betonye leaves, and the leaves and rootes of whyte
Dayses*, cleane washt, stampte**, and streyned, and droppe
that Forre twyse , or thryse a daye into the eye of the
To make syrrope of Elacampayne*
rootes, for all maner Coughes. 6.
Gather the same rootes in Maye, skrape them and washe
them cleane in manye waters, then slyke set them over the
fyer wt a gallon* of ronninge water, and seethe** it unto a
quarte* so that the rootes be verye tender, thent streyne
them, and waye the lycor, and waye as muche Sugar
as the lycor wayeth, and put it there unto, then set it
on the fyer agayne, and seeth it tyll it come to a syrrope,
and then put it into a glasse to keepe, and geve it either
cold or warme, at any tyme.
Mystres Dowles her medicene
for the stone*. 7
Take Elecampayne rootes scrape them and washe them
verye cleane in many waters, then slyce them as you
doe radyshe rootes to eate then waye them, and to every
pownde wayght, put a pottell*, and a pynte* of fayer
ronninge water by wyne mesure, then put the water
and rootes into a fayer earthen pott, set them on the fyer
and let them seethe verye softlye, and be verye well
skymmed, when they be soe that one quarter of the
water be consumed, then put there into, iij quarters of
a pynte of some honye, and when it seeths take also
the skyme thereof and so let it boyle tyll it be lyke a
syrrope, then put thereof into a quarter of a pownde of
of fyne sugar beaten to powder, then put it into vyall
and let the pacient take thereof morninge, and eveninge,
and not to drynke nor eate in an hower or two after
the takynge thereof as the order of phisyke is, and it
shall both breake and voyde the stone shortlye after.
To stanche bleedinge at the

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Transcribed by LF and JW