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Image 130, fourth book, folio 66b, receipts 47 (contd) to 48

The fourthe booke
out as much of the iuice as may bee: then take new Swines grease that
is molten & clarified.lb di. & as much weathers* tallowe, in the same man-
ner used, & then put thereto rosin* small powdered lb di masticke*, and
olibanum* .an. ℥3 & then set them a litle on the fire, & boyle them, and
allwayes be stirring of them, least that any of the powder cleave to the
bottome & burne too. And when that it is boyled, put thereto lb di of cleane
molten waxe, & then boyle all these together until that the halfe bee
wasted with a litle fire, so that the boylinge be allwayes kepte, & conti-
nually stirred:& when that thou hast set it from the fire, put thereto lb di.
of turpentine, & stirre it allwayes untill it waxe colde, & if it bee too
liquid put thereto more waxe, & looke that thou have of Sage m. 2. of
rewe* .m. 2. & pownde them both together, & strayne out the iuise**, & put
it into the sayde matters, & whilest that it is yet hot, & stirre them well
together untill it be colde, & then put it into a vessell, & keep it to
thy use, for this is the righte makeinge of it.
47.Oleum praetiosum*. At the beginning it is good above
all medecines in ye worlde, agaynst the gowte & aches,
& sicknesses that doe come of colde, it withstandeth
aches caused of colde, & of age, also it renuethe the
fleshe of the visage, & the bloud of man, it keepeth
dead bodyes from rottenge, & all corruption: also it
is good above all other things agaynst ye palsy, & ye
falling sickenes*, & agayst the stone in the raignes**,
& allso in the bladder, & to all the crookednes
in ye lymmes*: and it is thus made.
Take oleum benedictum*.lb .j. gumme of ivye lb di seede of baume*, lb di but the
seede of bawme first shall be enbybyd in the oyle of bawme, & then take
mirrhe* that is chosen, aloes Succotrine*, turpentine an..℥.4. & meddle**
all together, set them on a softe fire three or fowre times, untyll that
they have a cytryne* coloure, & shineinge: & till that it come to ye colour
of hony or turpentine, & then keepe it pretiouslye*.
48. Unguentum alabastri* is good agaynste cold fevers, &
for the stone*, for ye megrime*, & for ye disease of
the matrice*, & it is made as followeth.
Take greene savyn*, grounde ivye, myllfoyle, mugworte, & fenecreke, lyn-
seede, hearbe bennet an. ℥6. stampe all together, & put them in di lb of
cleane water, & let them lye therein three dayes, & then put thereto
di lb good oyle olyffe*, & seeth** them easilye until the water be cosumed,
& then strayne it through a canvas, & put thereto waxe, colophonye*,
turpentine, galbanum*, gumme edere, pitch of Spayne, rosin, masticke,
an. ℥ 5. storax calaminary*, spickenarde, red storax an. lb j. balsamu,
℥.4. melte all that will be molten, & meddle with them the powders
of the other thinges, & keepe it to thy use.
Flos unguentorum*

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