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Image 182, sixth book, Folio 92b, receipts 7 to 13

The Sixth booke.
like to have it somewhat harder, you may at any time take some of it,
and put thereonto a little waxe, a litle rosen*, & a litle turpentine, and
melte the salve & them together, and use it at your pleasure.
7. For teeth that are loose.
Take hartes horne, and burne it to powder, then take a fine linnen cloth,
and put the powder into it, then laye it to the loose teethe.
8. To make aquavitae, or water of life.
Firste fill a pot full of red wine, and doe therein the powder of canell*
gillowflowers*, ginger Beaten: nutmeggs, gallingall**, spice, large mace,
quibibes*, graynes of Paris*, longe pepper, and blacke carrewe*,cyromo –
fayne, commyn*, fennell seede, smallage*, pepper, sage, mynte, rewe,
calamynte*, horsehoofe*, of each like much, a dramme* & no more: or
three penny waighte*, or lesse as thou haste whereof, put all these things
into the wine, & after still it with a softe fire, & the limbecke* must be
so close luted* that no ayre** goe out of it, then put the water into a
viall of glasse.
9. A medicine for the fluxe*.
Take a quarte of claret, or rather red wine, and a penny white loafe
slyced* into toastes**, and toasted very drye, and then beaten to powder,
put it into the wine, boyle* them together tyll** they be very thicke, then
put into it a nutmegge beaten small, after it hath sodden* well, put ye
yolke of an egge into it, & then let it seeth*, a lit litle, then take of it
two or three spoonefulls every morninge before you eate anye thinge.
10. To make a woman to have her flowers*.
Take the iuice* of gladen**, and seeth it in vineger, or in wine, and when it
is well sodden, put it in a vessell, and let her stride over it, that no
ayre goe out, but that it maye goe up into her bodye.
11. To stente* them, or cease them
Take an hares foote, and make thereof powder, and let her drinke thereof
with stale ale, &c.
12. To heale a sciatica.
Take the oyle of linseede, and and anoynte* the place therewith warme,
and it will make it whole.
13. A potion agaynst burnt choloricke humors.
Mr Potter with many thankes, & commendations, &c. I have prescribed
yon heere the makeinge of a potion fit for your bodye agaynste these
burte cholericke humors, &c: which is thus. Take of the rootes of
burrage*, and buglosse**, & the rootes of the butter docke*** cleane washed
& slyced, of eache ℥ j. of violet leaves, rose leaves dryed, fumitorye*,
hartstongue*, epithium, hoppes, Ana**: ℥ ij Of the flowers of buglos,
burrage*, and violets. And ℥ .j. ss of the foure colde greate seeds*. An
j bruised: of fennel seed, parslye seede, and annis seed*: An: ℥ j ss
of rubarbe: ℥ ss. sennae: ℥ ss of damaske prunes 12. of reysons

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Transcribed by KS and GB