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Image 183, sixth book, folio 93a, receipts 14 to 16

.fo. 93.
The Sixthe book.
stonned: ℥s ij: Boyle all in a pottle* of whaye** clarifyed untyll ye thirde
parte be consumed, then strayne* it all very well: And to 12 ownces
of the decoction* put of the confection of hamecke*: ℥ j ss of ye electuary*
of roses: ℥ ss of the syrrop of violets, & burrage*: An; ℥ j. And then let
it simper* a litle upon the fire agayne: And the dose is ℥ iiij. at sixe
of the clocke in the morne, and if it give you fowre* stooles more
then ordinarye by fowre of the clocke after noone, then take no more
that daye: if not, take as much agayne at fowre at afternoone, and so
doe for three dayes together, and keepe you warme, and allwayes
twoe howres* after you maye eate some warme thinge: the reste of
the decoction you maye keepe tyll you have neede agayne.
14. Flos unguentorum* is thus made
Take rosin*, and preserved rosin, of eache a quarter of a pownde, virgin
waxe, and frankencense, of eache one ownce, hartes tallowe*, or deares
sewet* twoe ownces, of masticke** halfe an ownce, the waighte of 3 id of
camphire, melte your waxe, and sewet together, then your rosins powdred,
then your frankencense & masticke in powder, then your camphire beate*
with an allmonde, stirre all together, & let it boyle softlye, styll stirringe it,
then take it from the fire, & stirre it tyll it is no more then bloude*[*] warme,
then put in a pinte of good white wine, boyle it agayne tyll the wine is
washed, then strayne it, make it somewhat more then bloud warme, then
put into it an ownce & an halfe of venice turpentine*, stirre all well to-
gether tyll it be colde, keepe it in boxes, use it as neede requireth: it doth
heal soundlye* newe or olde sores.
15. This was the first dyet* drink, a verye good
one, but it was not so pleasaunte as ye other,
neyther wroughte it so effectuallye.
Take fowre ownces of sarzaparille*, twoe ownces of sazafrassenie**: one-
ownce of turmentyll* rootes, an ownce of chinie rootes, of calama aromatica
one ownce or twoe: one handfull of march mallowes*, hollihocke rootes,
one handfull of egrimonye, two handfulls of scabias**, two handfulls of colsfoot***,
bruise all these, and boyle them all in a gallon of the best sweete worte*
sixe howres, then strayne it harde from the drugges*, then put to the
drinke one pottle of runninge water, and one pottle of white wine, boyle
this agayne sixe howres, then take it of, & while it is hot, put into it an
ownce of good sene*, a quarter of an ownce of ruborbe** in thinne styces***, stop
it close, and when it hath stoode 24 howres, strayne out as much of it as
will serve you for one daye: and once in seaven* dayes take a purge, and
keepe the dyet taughte, as in the other.
16. A water for ulcer, or fistula*, or canker**
to washe the sore withall
Take of

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