«Previous page (034)

Next page (0351)»

Image 035, first book, folio 18a, receipts 72 (contd.) to 75.

The firste booke. Fo. j
Liber j
Take 4 ? of lynseede, & beate it very small & one good handfull of
chickeweede, & a good handfull of rose leaves, & put them into a quarte
of milke & seeth them together till they be so thicke that you may spread
it upon a cloth: & lay it as hot to the breaste as ye patient may suffer it:
& if it chaunce to breake then tente* it with youre greene salve nexte
above written: & by Gods helpe it shall heale it.
For the pyles or emrodes. 73.
Take flockes of scarlet*, & seeth** them in milke till they be thicke, and
therewith bath the place infected, & then use this salve which must be
made in Maye: Take an handfull of elder toppes, as much of mullet*
leaves, & stampe the very small, & boyle them verye well in sweet
sheeps sewet, & the oyle of roses till ye salve bee greene, & then strayne
it, & when it is colde use it to ye place & put it up as farre as you may.
For a sore mouth. 74.
Take rosemary tops, sage, synkefille*, planten, bramble leaves, honye-
succle leaves, of each an handfull, seeth* all these together from a pottle**
to a quarte in fayre running water, then strayne it & put thereunto two
spoonefull of honye, & as much allome* as a wallnut beaten, then seeth
it over the fire agayne, & give it one walme, then strayne it, & let it
settle, & use the cleare water thereof, & if it bee a canker, besides this
water, burne the shreddes of scarlet, & lay the powder thereof
upon the sore, & it will kill it.
A playster for olde bruises, or sores, uncomes*, cuts,
or any such like which will both breake & drawe &
heale: & it is allso good for scarres, & will serve for
a seere clothe*, for a sciatica, or for any olde sore
or newe. 75.
I thinke this sheeps Take a quarter of j lb of hartes sewet or goates sewet, & of sheepes sewet
sewet should be so 6 ? & boyle it with 4 ? of the iuice* of clumenon**, till yt juice be consu-
much waxe. med, then adde unto it a quarter of j lb of 0lybanum*, of rozen* di j lb, of per-
rosen* halfe j lb, then beate your rosen & your gummes** as small as you
can, & melte your waxe & sewet, that beinge molten, put in your gummes,
& still boyle them till all be well molten, & then streyne it into a pottle
of good white wine through a linnen cloth, & being all well boyled toge-
ther neere halfe an houre, then take it downe & let it coole, till you may
gather it from the wine: then melte it agayne, in an other cleane panne
& being molten, stirre it well with a wodden splatter* till it be allmoste
colde, & then you must have 4 ? of good turpentine first washed in good
rose water, & put it thereinto, before it be colde, then set it on ye fire
agayne, & being well molten, stirre it together agayne, & when it is
allmost colde, then take & put thereunto 2 drams of camphire*, & stirre it
together till it be full colde, then make it in rowles, or boxe it as you liste*.
till you

Abbreviations are underlined like this Wm. and the expansion may be seen by moving the cursor over it.

An entry outlined like this has a note which may be seen by hovering over it.

Transcribed by JW and LF