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Image 255, seventh book, Folio 135a, five unnumbered receipts

for a bourne* an excelent
medicen .fo. 135.
Take halfe a pound of barrowhoggs greace unsett fsop
ground ivie alhouse perry winkle parslew, houselick*
of each halfe a handfull a little dears shuett* let the herbs
be chopt or pound and so boyled with the grease and then
put in the suett it must boyle a quarter of an hour at the
least and so keep it for your use you must straine it
An aproved powder for a cough
learned of mr Hobs
Take corriander seeds prepared; and Anniseeds of each
tow ounces; Liquorish one ounce; Sinamon halfe an
ounce; cloves and mace, of each half a drame; white
sugas* candy sixe ounces; beat all these together into
a grosse powder and take of it as much as you can
take up between your tow for fingers* and your thumb
as often as you need if you take of it .3. or .4. times
a day or as often as you will it is the better
An excelent poultise for a swelling or
a spraine aproved
Take a peny lofe of wheat white that is white bread
and cut of all the crust round and bottom and top
and put in some faire watter in a posnet* and let
it boyle and then put in the crume of the lofe hole
as it is and so lett it boyle a good whill and when
it is boyled longe inough take the bread out of
or oyle of ca= the watter and mingle it with oyle of lillies[*]* and
mamill so make it a soft poultis and lay it to the sore
place as hott as it may be soffered
An excelent receite for the gout
taught by a gentleman at the bull
head tavern in Southwarke
Take the herbidge that lyeth in the bagg nearest the maw
of an ox and distill it, and take the watter thereof, and
apply very hott once every three houers for .48 houers./
Probatum est
Another if the foresaid cannot be had .
Take turnepps, and boyle them very well, and sqeeze
the watter out of them gently and strew a little bay
salt uppon them and apply it hot to the place a greeved
and it will give ease.

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