Take the whites of new laid Eggs, after the quantity of the sore, and put them in a peuter dish, and with a stone of Roch Allum, labour it about till it come all to a froth, then take a fine linnen cloth and wet it in Oyl Olive; or for lack of it in fresh grease or butter, and lay it next the sore, and then lay the froth upon the same a good thickness, and so bind it with a cloth, foure times dresse it, evening and morning, and the fire will be out.
Take the dregs of Wine and Vinegar, and an Egg, both the white and yolk by even portions, and mingle them well together, and lay it to the sore, untill it be whole.
Take Sheeps sewet, and Sheeps dung, and fry them both together, and so annoynt the place that is burned therewith, twice every day, and do not wash the sore with anything, for the medicine wil fall away of itself as it doth heale, and do not change the medicine in any wise.
Take the same Match and burn it to powder, and strew the same powder upon the place, and this will heal it in short space.
Take unflaked Lime, as much as you think is good, and flake it in common Oyl, and then take it out as dry as you can, and incorporate it with Oyl of Roses, and it will be as it were an oyntment, which you shal annoynt the place with, and in eight or ten daies it will be whole, and not leave any mark or scarr upon the skin, and when the party is first burned or scalded, because the other is not ready, take a little of the Lard of a Barrow.
Take a gallon and a half of running Water, and a peck of ashes made of green ashen wood, and sift them clean, and make thereof a gallon of Lie, and put thereto a gallon of Tanwoose, and a pound of Madder, and seeth all these to a gallon, and let your Pan be so great, that it be little more then half full, and when it riseth in the seething, stir it with a ladle, that it run not over, then let it stand three or four hours till it be clear, and then let all that is clear strain through a good clean cloth, and then wet a ragged cloth, and with a long Lint lay it to the sore, and this will heal the diseases aforesaid.
Take Walwort and Waybred, Self-green Housleek, and Smallage, of each a like much, stamp them together in a leaden Morter, and strain them through a cloth, and mingle the juice with wheat flower, and honey, and the white of an Egg, and stir all these, and lay it to the sore.
Take Betany and Sentory, of each a like much, and make Powder of them, and put of the powder in your drink, and in your pottage, and it will bring the swelling out of your body into Legs and Feet, then take Salendine and bruise him in a Morter, and lay him to the soles of your feet, and it will take away all the swellings of the Body through the soles of your Feet, by water running; and it is called a Dropsie.
Take and eat water Cresse, and Raysons, and this shal make the malady come down to the Legs and Toes, then when it is in the Legs or Feet, take the green bark of Older in Winter, and the Crops in Summer, and Oatmeal, and lay it to thy Legs being sodden in fair water, and this will heal thee.
Medicines for the Dropsie. An excellent medicine for the Dropsie, made for Queen Elizabeth, by Doctor Adrian and Doctor Lasye
Take Polypodium, Spicknard, Squant, Ginger, Marjoram, Galingall, Setwell, of every one, one penny weight, Seeny, the leaves and cods, so much as all the rest, grosly broken into powder, and so put them into a bag, and hang it with a packthread in an earthen pot of two gallons of Ale, and every four daies cover the Ale with new Barm, and drink no other drink the space of a whole week, and this shall purge all ill humors in the body: this drink will not let the bloud putrifie, neither flegme to have domination, nor choler to burn, nor melancholy to have exaltation, it doth multiply bloud, and helpeth all evill, it purgeth the rheume, and mightily helpeth it, it defendeth the Stomach, and noursisheth it, profiteth and preserveth youth; and engendreth good colour, comforteth the sight, and nourisheth the mind.