Medicines for burning or scalding. To get out the fire of burning or scalding

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.

Medicines for burning or scalding. For burning with wild fire

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.

Medicines for burning or scalding. For burning with Gun-powder

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.

Medicines for burning or scalding. For one that is burned with a Match

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.

Medicines for burning or scalding

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.

Medcines for a Canker. For a Canker, Fistula, Wart, new sores, old sores, or wounds

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.

Medicines for a Canker.

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.

Medicines for the Dropsie. For a swelling in a mans body

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.

Medicines for the Dropsie. For the Dropsie that swelleth

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.

Medicines for the Dropsie

Take a portion of water Cresse, and Sage, the greatest part of Mugwort, Hysope, red Fennel; of every one of these a like portion, wash all these clean, and let the water run from them, then take the same herbs and put them in a Past of a great pie, and the same Pie to be baked in an oven, and when it is baked take it out, and all hot put it into a pot of ale clear drawn after the portion of your herbs: Also you must cover your pot, to the intent the strength of the herbs come not out, but remain in your pot still, and work in the Ale, to make it so much the stronger, then draw off the said Ale daily, and let the sick drink thereof at all times, when you will day or night, when he desireth to drink, and within nine daies he shall be whole.

Medicines for the Gout. For the Gout a proved medicine

Take Civill sope, and two penniworth of Camphire, a sawcer full of womans Milk, of a man child, then put the Sope and Camphire into the milk til it be thick, then put it into a clean box or vessell, and let it stand twenty four hours, and then annoynt the Patient therewith cold, and ever lay the medicine above the sore to draw it downwards. This was proved upon Sir John Wilton and many others.

Medicines for the Gout.

Take six new laid Eggs, and rost them hard, and cut them asunder, take out the yolks, and where the yolks were, while the Eggs be very hot, put in myrrhe of Alexandria, it is to be bought at the Aothecaries, and lay one side of the Eggs upon another as you cut them, and lay them in a row between two dishes, and thereof will come a water and be in the dish, then take it out, and put in a glasse, and then dresse new, till you have some quantity of the Water, for six Eggs will not make above a spoonfull at once. This is proved medicine to drive away the pain of the Gout when it cometh.

Another for the same

Take the milk of a Cow of one color, and small Planten Leaves, and flower of clean Wheatmeal, and boyl them together, and make a plaister, and lay it to the sore, and this will help thee in short space.

Another for the same

Take Cows horn coming of a red or brinded Cow, a good quantity, and make it warm in a frying pan, and put thereunto half a spoonfull of the powder of a rotten post, or pole of Older wood, and stir them together, and bind them on the place aggrieved hot or bloud-warm, and lap it with a woollen cloth next to the medicine, and a linnen cloth over all to keep in the medicine: wash off this medicine when you take it off with Farrow Cow milk warmed.

Another for the same

Valerian, Coltsfoot, Oyl of Shomakers patches, Deers sewet, and as much of Neatsfoot Oyle as the other two, melt the Oyls and Deers sewet and then put in the two herbs, being chopped small, and boil them all together with agentle fire half an hour, and then strain them through a course cloth, and keep this oyntment and lay it on a plaister of the Oyl of Shomakers patches only spread upon thin brown paper warmed.

Another for the same

Take four onces of the Oyl of Lineseed, four ounces of Oyl of Worms, and the like quantity of the best Treacle, and mix them well together, and annoynt the place aggrieved, and also spread it on a linnen cloth, and bind it on all night.

Medicines for the Gout. A special medicine for the Gout

You shall buy at the Apothecaries Cantarides, which is a great fly, take of this a quantity, and twice so much sowre bread, the crums thereof stamped in a Morter with a little Vineger, so that you may make thereof a plaister, then stroke it upon a cloth, and cut it in the bredth of a penny, and lay it to the place where the pain is for the space of six or seven hours, then lift up the plaister with a knife, and let it lie half a hour, then again pull it off, and a blister will rise there, then let out the water with a needle, in the lowest place of the blister, and softly thrust it with your finger, and if the water be cold, it will be somewhat yellow, if the pain be new, it  will be white like the gelly of a Pig, then take the leaf of an Oak tree, and cut away the hardnesse thereof, and prick it full of holes, and lay it on untill it be whole, as soon as the blister is broken the pain is gone, but you must make the blister beneath the joynt.

Another for the same

Take a young Whelp in the moneth of May, and strip him out of his skin, and dresse him clean, then take a quantity of Water-frogs, and put them in his belly when his guts be out, and sow up his belly, then rost him, and take the dripping in an Iron Vessell, and when it is cold put it in a glasse, and therewithall annoynt the disease, and you shall be whole, by Gods grace.

Medicines for the Gout. An approved medicine for the Gout

Take a quantity of unwrought Wax, and four times so much Boars Grease, and as much black Sope as the Boars Grease, then take the Boars Grease first, and seeth it in a skillet, and then clarifie it, and melt the Wax by it self, and put them together with the sope, then take it from the fire and stir it a great while till it be like a salve, then make a plaister of sheeps Leather, and when your pain doth come lay on this plaister somewhat broader then the grief is, and let it lie on twenty four hours before it be removed, and you shall find great ease in it. This salve will be good a whole year, if it be kept close.

Medicines for the Gout.

Take Castle Sope, and scrape it into the barm of Ale, but the Ale must not be sowre, and stir the Sope and the barm together, and lay it upon the ach, and with a little cloth rowl it on, and when it swells take red Fennell and seeth it, and put to it butter, and lay it to the swelling; it must be butter unsalted, and use this, for it is very good.

Medicines for the Gout. For the festring Gout that maketh holes

Take the juice of rib grasse, and as much of the white of an Egg, and Rie meal, and mingle them together, and stamp them, and make a thick plaister thereof, and lay it to the sore, and let it lie still untill it fall away. Or take Rie flower, and mingle it with the juice of Walwort roots, and make thereof two cakes, and bake them, and then take one and do away the crust, and bind it to the sore as hot as you can suffer it, and when that cake is cold then take the other, and lay it to the pain, and this will heal it.

Medicines for the Gout. To take away pain of the Gout

Take the fattest Brach you can get, and scald him like a Pig, and take out the guts and garbage at one of the sides, then take nettles and stamp them with two ounces of Brimstone, four yolks of Eggs, four ounces of Turpentine, incorporate all together, and put it in the whelps belly surely sowed up, that no composition come out, then rost him with a soft fire, and keep the dripping that doth come from him, and annoint the sore place therewith, for this is excellent; and it will cease all manner of Convulsions of the Sinews or joynts, and pain of the Cramp that may be felt in any man: This medicine hath been tryed not only to heal the Gout, but to drive it away for ever.

Another for the same

Take half a pint of strong Vineger, and three Yolks of Eggs, and put them to the Vineger with a quantity of black Sope, and so let it stand three daies and three nights, and then mingle them together like a plaister, and lay it to the sore. Or take and stamp Walwort small, and seeth it with the lees of red Wine as thick as pap, and lay it to the sore wheresoever it be, if it be hot lay it on hot, if it be cold lay it on cold, and then annoynt it two daies after with Nerve Oyl upon the Sinews.

Medicines for the Gout.

Take a pint and a half of good Ale, and half a pound of black Sope, and a handfull of bay Salt beaten small, then mingle them all together till half be consumed, then put four spoonfulls of Aqua vitae, and let it boyl a little more, then take a cloth and dip it in it, and lay it the griefe as hot as he can suffer it, and be whole. Or take a pint of good Ale, and clarifie it on the fire, and put therein a handfull of Bay Salt, and stir it well a good while, put thereto two spoonfulls of black Sope, and before you lay on the medicine, take a linnen cloth, and rub it well a good while, and then lay on the medicine.

Medicines for the Gout. For the Gout cold

Take as much black sope as a Walnut, and as much herb grace made in juice to the quantity of the Sope, and as much of the juice of Salendine, and mingle them all together, and take sheeps Leather, and on the fleshy side lay on the plaister, and so lay it to the Gout three daies, and it will help thee.

Medicines for the Gout. For the Gout in the Feet

Take and stamp nettles, and lay them to the Podagra feet or Legs, and this will joyn flesh to the bone that is risen; but you must mingle it with salt, for that drieth up evill humors in short time.

Medicines for the Gout. Medicnes for the Gout appropriate in all causes

Take cow dung, and seeth it in sweet Milk, and lay a plaister thereof to the Gout: Also the yolks of Eggs, womans Milk, Lynseed, and Saffron all together in a plaister asswageth the diseases of the Gout, and if you be disposed to break the skin, and to let the humor issue out (as by such means many a one is eased) you shall make a little plaister of black Sope, and Aqua vitae, which will blister it without pain: Also very hare old cheese cut and sodden in the broth of a gammon of Bacon, and afterwards stamped with a little of the broth, and made in manner of a plaister, is a singular remedy for the diseses of the Gout, and was first practised by Galen the Prince of all Phisitians.

Medicines for the Gout. To comfort the Joynts and Synews

Take five or six handfulls of Walworts, and seeth them well in Wine, then strain them with a little wax, oyl of Spike, and Aqua vitae, make an ointment wherewith you must annoint the place morning and evening every day.

Medicines for the Gout. For the Gout, and all manner of Aches

Take of Clot roots two pound, and seeth them in pisse till they be tender, and then bray them and strain them through a cloth, and then take six Oxen galls, or Neats, and look that you have a pottle of unrine or more well strained, and then put thereto a quart of Oyl Olive, and seeth this together till it do come to the quantity of the Oyl, for this will work wonders in the Gout.

Medicines for the Gout. For the Gout in the hand called Chyragra

The cause of this impediment doth come of rheume, and evill dirt, and there be two kinds of Gout in the hands, the one is confirmed and cannot be made whole, for it do come by kind, and the joynts be broken, the sicknesse is incurable, the other which is not confirmed, may be made whole, as followeth.

Take of Colworts three handfulls, and seeth them with a little Lie, with three spoonfulls of Vineger, and a little salt, stamp all these together with the said little, and make a plaister thereof. Or take and eat Treacle, and make a plaister thereof, and lay it to the place, and mark if the matter do come of a hot cause, you may minister hot Medicines, and if of a cold cause, not hot medicines but cold, and let the patient beware of eating those things that may be over hot or cold.

Medicines for the Gout. An approved Medicine for the Gout

Take Wormwood, Smallage, Camomill, holy-Oak leaves, Horehound, of each a handfull, then take a pint of Neatsfoot Oyl, and half a pint of the Oyl of Shomakers patches, and boyl the Oyls together a little while, and scum it, and the herbs being well chopped, then put them into the Oyls, and let thm all boyl together a quarter of an hour, and strain it through a cloth, and keep it for your use: to this must be added Deers sewet, and two spoonfulls of Aqua vitae.

Medicines for the Gout.

There be four kinds of Gout, named in Latin, Chiragra, Podagra, Scyatica and Artetica: the one in the hands, fingers, and armes, the which is called Chiragra: The other is named Podagra and that is the feet, toes and legs: The third doth keep the huckle  bone, and doth run to the knee, and in processe of time descendeth to the ancle, and to the toe, and is called Scyatica: The fourth kind of the Gout, is named the Gout Artetick, the which doth run over all the joynts and parts of a mans body, and the Medicines of every one follow.

For the Gout

Take a pint and a half of good Ale, and half a pound of black Sope, and a handfull of bay Salt beaten small, then mingle them all together till half be consumed, then put four spoonfulls of Aqua vitae, and let it boyl a little more, then take a cloth and dip it in it, and lay it to the griefe, as hot as he can suffer it, and be whole. Or take a pint of good Ale, and clarifie it on the fire, and put therein a handfull of Bay Salt, and stir it well a good while, put thereto two spoonfulls of black Sope, and before you lay on the medicine, take a linnen cloth, and rub it well a good while, and then lay on the medicine.

Medicines for the Toe. For a prick of a Thorn

Take of the seed of Flax half a handfull, and a quarter so much Oatmeal, of Cummin an ounce, beat all these into fine powder in a brazen Morter, and seeth them in Vineger or lees of red Wine, or Claret Wine, or white Wine, and put thereto half as much milk, and let it seeth untill it be thick like Past, and then lay it hot to the sore, and if it be rotten, it will draw it out, and if not, it will dissolve it.

Another for the same

Take the black worm called a Shromp, which is commonly in horse dung, and make a slit in his belly, but kill him not, and lay it round upon the place where the Thorn is, or went in, it will be painfull for a time, but it will bring out the Thorn without fail.

Medicines for the Toe. For a prick of a Thorn or Nail

Take Chickweed, and seeth it in fair running Water, till it be tender, and then strain it from the water, and brbay it in a Morter, and put it in a bottle of milk, and put thereto Deers Sewet, or sheeps Tallow, and Oatmeal, and seeth it all together till it come to a Pultis, then wash the sore place with the water that the Chickweed was sodden in, and then lay the Pultis on a linnen cloth, and lay it to the sore. Or take the dung of a Gander new laid, and lay it upon the place where the Thorn is upon a linnen cloth, and this will draw him out.

Medicines for the Toe. To draw out a Thorn and heal the place, being red swollen, my Lady Audelies medicine

Take Smallage perfectly beaten in a Morter and put it to black Sope and Boars Grease and beat all together very wel, and make an ointment thereof, and spread it on a linnen cloth, and lay it warm to the sore place where the Thorn is, and bind it.

Medicines for the Toe. To draw out a Prick or Thorn

Take Dittany and grind it, and make a plaister, and lay it to the sore, and also eat or drink Dittany, and it will do the same: Or take black Sope and lay it to the sore, and it will draw out either prick or thorne, being well tempered with Birdlime, and so will Violets boiled in water and laid to the sore. Or take stone crop and stamp it, and lay it to the point of a thorn, and this will draw it out without fail.

Medicines for the Toe. For the prick of a Thorne

Take Southernwood and stamp it, and mingle it with fair Barrows grease, and lay it to the Thorn, or pricking of any venemous Beast. Or take Brooklime, Smallage, Sheeps Tallow, Bay Salt, and your own urine well sod together, and lay it the sore place where the Thorn is.

For chapped hands

Take Mastick, Frankincense, new Wax, and Oyl of Roses, and make thereof an oyntment, and annoint thy chapped hands, and this will make thee whole.

Another for the same

Take Rose Water, and Oyl of Almonds, and a little Wax, and melt them together, and make an oyntment thereof, and annoint thy chapt hands, and within four times annointing, they shall be whole.

For aking of the Wrests

Take and stamp Mugworth with Swines grease, and put verjuice thereto, and lay it to the grief, and this will help the akings, Or take Planten leaves, and stamp them with a little salt, and this is good if it be swollen, Or take the Bran, and the Powder of Dyne, of each a like much, and seeth them in Wine, and put a little Oyl thereto, and make it thick, and lay it to the sore, and this will heal thee.

For aches in the Armes

Take Searcloaths that be atractive, or take the Oyl of Turpentine, and mix it with Aqua vitae, and annoint the place therewith.

Medicines for the Toe. To make a Nail

Take Cinquefoil and bray it with any grease, and lay it unto the Nail, and this will bring the Nail again.

Medicines for the Toe. For a Corn on the Toe

Take a black Snail, and rost him in a white cloth, and when he is rosted lay him to the corn hot, and it will heale thee in short time. or take a sharp knife, and cut the Corne cleane away, and pick out the little white pith that is within him, and when you have so done, lay a little Turpentine unto it, and be whole.

Another for the same

First pare the Agnails or Corns with a sharp knife to the quick flesh, that it bleed, then wipe away the blood, and drop into the place red Wax, and let it be till it be consumed, this will heal your Corn within twice or thrice serving so.

Medicines for the Legs. For a swelling in any place

Take Hogs Dung, Pigeons Dung, and Sheeps Tallow, Chickweed and Smallage, and put all these together in Lees of Malmsey, or in Malmsey, or for lack of this in his own water, and when it is well boyled lay it hot to the sore swelling, and this will abate the swelling, and ease the pain.

Medicines for the Legs. To cool a hot sore leg, and to abate the swelling

Take red Coal Leaves, Sage and Smallage, well stamples & medled together with sowre dough, and Honey, and lay it to the sore. Or take horse Dung newly made, and wring out the juice therof, and annoint the sore therewith a good while, and then take Violet leafes and Houseleek, and stamp them, and strain them, and put to that juice sweet Cream, and annoint the sore therewith, and it will destroy the great heat.

Medicines for the Legs. For great aking of Bones in the Feet, or elswhere, the best Medicine

Take Baldare one ounce, and put it in your pottage, and eat thereof, for this is very good for aking of Bones, and also to restore a man that is in Consumption in short time, if you will use it.

Medicines for the Legs. For an ach in the Feet, or if his limbs were taken from him

Take wool Oyl, or rather another Oyl, and put thereto a good quantity of Aqua vitae, and beat it together, and chafe it against the fire, and all to rub the sore and dead place, and in short time it will be whole.

Medicines for the Legs. For a red swelling in the Foot

Take Beane meal and Barley meal with water, right thick and well, and make a plaister, and lay it to the swelling. Or take Turpentine and Vineger, Honey, white Wine and Bran, and seeth all these together well untill they be thick, and then lay it to the swelling: or take else Parsley, Sage, and Rue, and stamp with Lard of fat Bacon, and gray snails, and lay it to the sore, and it will gather to heal. Or take Rose leafs, and Linseed, Milk, and Oatmeal, and fry all these together, and lay it to the sore.

Medicines for the Legs. For a swollen Leg

Take oatmeal and seeth it in Milk, as you would make pottage therewith, and put thereto a handfull of mallows chopped small, and the juice of Sengreen, and sheeps sewet, and let it boyl together till it be thick, and make a plaister thereof, and lay it to the sore Leg, and be whole.

Medicines for the Legs. The best Medicine for aking of bones in the Legs, or Joynts, or elswhere

Take a quarter of a pound of Dill, and beat it to powder, and put thereto a quart of good white Wine, and let it seeth till half be wasted away, then put thereto a pint of Oyl Olive, and let them seeth together, and then strain it, and keep it to annoint the sore place withall, and this will cease the pain anon: this is called Oleum Vnamico; keep it well in a glasse, for this is proved.

Medicines for the Legs. For a vein or Synew sprung in the Leg, or elswhere

Take Dill, Vervain, Mallows, and the crops of red Nettles, and seeth all these in running Water, and after chop them small, and lay them hot to the Leg, as he can suffer it.

Medicines for the Legs. To heal a sore Leg coming of an old cause

Take flowers of Camomill, or Camomill, and a good handfull of Mallows, of Wormwood, of Grunsell, and Sage, of every one half a handfull, and beat all small in a Morter, and seeth it in Milk, and put thereto in the seething Vincreeck seed in powder, half a handfull of Anniseeds, and Fennell seeds one ounce, a little May-butter, four or five yolks of Eggs, and seeth all together, and the same Eggs in the latter end of the seething, and so let it seeth till you come to a thicknesse: You may in the latter end of the seething put in a pint of red Wine to comfort the Synews: take the Camomill and Mallows of each a handfull beaten in a Morter, with Oatmeal and Milk sodden together, and let it boil to a thicknesse.

Medicines for the Legs. A Medicine for a leg that is swollen, and is not red, but will pit after ones finger

Take Chickweed and Peillitory, of each an handfull, and instead of Vineger take dregs of Wine, and put thereto Sheeps tallow, a pound chopped, and Cows milk at your pleasure, and seeth them as before written, until it be soft, and bind it to the swollen leg.

Another for the same

Take a quart of red Wine, and crums of Rie bread, and seeth them together till it be like a plaister, as hot as you can suffer it lay it to the sore Leg, upon a fair cloth, and when that is done, take another; and so till you have taken four, and this will help you.

Medicines for the Legs. A pultis for a sore Leg which is swollen red, and doth prick and ake.

Take Houseleek, Maslows, Lilly roots, and Smallage, dry red Rose Leafs, of each a good handfull, Oatmeal two handfulls, Lineseed, Vinecreet seed, of each a handfull, good Ale dregs, and Vineger, of each a pint or more, white Wine a pottle, more or lesse, seeth the foresaid stuffe very softly, and make thereof a Pultis, and lay it to the Leg.

Medicines for the Legs. For a sore Leg

Take unwrought Wax, and a little sheeps Tallow, and seeth them together with a little white Coperas, and strike it on a cloth, and so lay it to the sore. Or take Elder Leaves, those that grow one side the leaf longer than the other on the stalk, then the other doth, these be very good for a sore Leg, both to heal and these be leafs best for mankind.

Medicines for the Legs. A Plaister for swollen Legs, or when you have no feeling in them

Take a pound of Pitch, and half a pound of Wax, and half a pound of Dears sewet, or Sheep sewet, and boil all these together, then strain them through a linnen cloth, and so make a plaister of white Leather, of the bignesse of the sore place, and let it lie to the sore three or four daies, and then if it not be whole make another plaister, and lay it again, and so dresse it till it be whole, for this will bring feeling again, and mollifie the humor, and asswage the swelling.

Medicines for the Legs. Medicines for the Legs that be swollen

Take Wormwood Southernwood, and Rue, of each a like much, and stamp them together, and fry them with fair Honey, till it begin to wax dry; and as hot as you may suffer it lay it to the Legs or Hands, and this will asswage the swelling.

Medicines for an ach or swelling in the Knee. For the Gout in the Knee

Take the milk of a Cow of one colour, and wheaten flower, and seeth it until it be thick like a plaister, and put thereto the juice of Smallage, and lay it to the Gout, and be whole.

Medicines for an ach or swelling in the Knee. For an ach that doth come from an old bruise

Take a pottle of Running Water, and a pint of Bay Salt, and boil them till half be wasted, then thick it up with Bran, and lay it to the sore. or take and seeth the juice of Nightshade in Butter and Oil, and scum off the froth, and keep the same for a precious Jewell to use when you have need. Or take and seeth Oatmeal in white Wine, and lay it plaisterwise to the sore Knee, and it will help thee shortly.

Medicines for an ach or swelling in the Knee.

Take Rew and Lovage, and stamp them together, and put thereto honey, and lay it to the sore. or take Lovage, Smallage, and Sheeps tallow, and lees of white Wine, and boyl all together, and lay it to the sore on a cloth. Or take Milk and Oatmeal, and dry Rose leaves, and seeth them together, and lay them to the sore hot, and be whole.

Medicines for the Thighes that be stiffe. For Synews that be shrunk in the Thighes, or elswhere

Take young Swallows out of the nest, to the number of twelve, then take Rosemary, Lavender-Cotton, and Strawberry leaves, strings and all, of each a handfull, and bray the the Swallows in a Morter, guts feathers and all, with the herbs, till they be small, and then fry it again in a Frying Pan, with May butter, and then strain it, and when you will occupie it, chafe it against the fire.

Medicines for the Thighes that be stiffe. For Thighes that be swollen

Take Hens dung, or Pigeons dung, and Sheeps tallow, and Chickweed, and Smallage, and beat all together and fry it with lees of Malmsey, and so lay it hot as you can suffer it to the swelling.

Medicines for the Thighes that be stiffe. To make an ointment to asswage the swelling, and to keep Synews from shrinking

Take clean Barrows Grease, and a good quantity of Sage, and boyl them together upon a chafing dish of coals, and when the Sage is dry, strain it through a cloth, and annoint the place therewith.

Medicines for the Thighes that be stiffe. To knit the synews and veins of the Thighes, or elswhere, when they be broke

Take great worms of the earth, and put them in sallet oyl, and with a little Spodonesos that pedlars have to sell, work them togther, and lay them to the wound, and let it lie nine daies, and remove it not, and it will knit both Sinews and Veins together. This is proved.

Medicines for the Thighes that be stiffe. For aking of the Bones of the Thighes

Take a pint of white Wine, and the Gaul of an Oxe, and boyl them well, and scum them clean, then take crums of white Bread, and put thereto, and make it in a plaister, and lay to the sore two or three times, and be whole.

Medicines for the Thighes that be stiffe.

The Brooklime, Horehound herb, John Sheeps Tallow, Swines Grease, and a Horse turd that is new made, beat it all together, and lay it the sore.

Medicines for the Piles and Emeroids. A Glister

Take of Endive, of Succory, of Violet Leafs, of each a handfull, of Cummin seeds, and oAnnisseds being bruised small, of each a little, boyl them in sufficient water as will boyl them tender, then strain the herbs from the liquor, and take three parts of the water, and one part of milk, putting into it a little salt, a spoonfull of Honey, and as much Oyl Olive, if you will make it stonger you may put an ounce of Cassia Fistula extract.

Medicines for the Piles and Emeroids. An excellent Medicine for the Hemeroids or Piles

Take a stamp Dandelion and Daysies together, and then strain out the juyce thereof into good Ale, and drink thereof, and it will help thee.

Medicines for the Piles and Emeroids. For the Hemeroids, an approved Medicine

Take a gray Cat, and cut her Throat, and save her blood, then flea her, and rost her, and save the grease, then fry the grease and the blood together, and lay it to the sore thrice as hot as the Patient may suffer it and it will help him.

Medicines for the Piles and Emeroids. For the Hemeroids

Take the juyce of red Nettle leaves, and a little Deer suet, and heat them together in a Sawcer till it be somwhat green, and anoint the place with it.

Medicines for the Piles and Emeroids. For the Emeroids that have pappes

Take and bind about the Pap a red silk thred, and cut away the pap above the head, and leave the thred fast, and lay a plaister of Wormwood upon the same, and this will heal it. Probatum est.

Medicines for the Piles and Emeroids. For the Piles

Take Scabias, and boyl it in water until the water be consumed almost, and let him that is sore, hold his fundament over the fume of the said water as hot as he can suffer it, and be whole.

Another for the same

Take aqua vitae cold, and wash the piles therewith, and take cotton linnen and burn it, and lay the powder thereof to the piles upon a linnen cotton cloth as often as you be grieved. Or take wormwood and grind it in a morter small, and then fry it in Oyl Olive, and make a plaister thereof, and lay it to the sore as hot as you can suffer it, and this will cease the bleeding and aking.

Another for the same

Take a quart of White Wine, and the tops of Elder buds, and Honey, and boyl them well together, then strain them, and wash the place therewith, and this will heal you in short space.

Medicines for the Piles and Emeroids. For the Emeroids

Take an onyon, and cut off the top thereof, and take out the hart of the onyon, and fill up the place with the juyce of unset leeks, and then rist it in the fire, and with the juyce thereof anoint the sore, and lay all hot thereto. or take bran of wheat, and fry it in sheeps tallow and put it in a bagg or pocket, and lay it to the sore, or let the sick sit thereon, and this will help you.

Medicines for the Piles and Emeroids. For the Piles or Hemeroids

Take a pint or a quart of Linseed Oyl, and put into it as many Cray-fish as it will hold, then boyl them, and let them be very well beaten in their shells in a Mortar, and then put them into the oyl again, and let them boyl as formerly, then strain them hard from the oyl, and cast them away; then fill the oyl with as many of the young tops or tender buds of Elder, or the young fresh leaves, and let them boyl in them till they begin to be crips like fryed Parsly, then strain that very hard from the Elder, and reserve that for an excellent medicine to anoint the Piles; or moistning a little Cotton, keep it close trussed up, and it will quickly help them. It is also a soverain medicine for any Burning or Scalding.

Medicines for the Piles and Emeroids.

The Emeroids or the Piles the which be vains in the extreme parts of the Longation, to whom doth happen divers times 2 sundry passions, the first is like paps and tetts, and they will bleed, and they be the very Emeroids, the other be like wartes, and they will itch water, and smart, and they be called Piles; and in the same place doth breede other infirmities, as come of malicious humours in the Maw and Entrails, or it may come of a cholerick humour.

Medicines for the fundament. For the falling out of the fundament

Take a red Nettle and bray it well, and put it in an earthen pot and put thereto a good portion of white wine, and seeth it until it be half wasted, and of the liquor give the patient to drink first and last warm, and lay the herbs to the fundament as hot as he may suffer it, and use this and be whole.

Medicines for the fundament. For him that his fundament goeth out

Take Bay leaves and boyl them in a pot of water, and as hot as you can suffer it, you must sit over it, to the intent the fume of the water may go up into the body, and with your finger put it up by little and little, and when it is hot, heat an Oaken board, and sit on it as hot as you can suffer it, and it will help you.

Medicines for the fundament. For the figge in the fundament

This Impediment is a Impostumation or lump of flesh growing in the Longation, and it doth come of melancholy humors, the which doth descend to the Longation, or fundament, and for remedy, purge the matter with confection of hamock, or with the pills of Lapides Lazule, or with Vera Rufini, then take of the powder of a dogs head burned, and mix it with the juyce of pimpernel, and make tents and put into the fundament.

Medicines for the fundament. A remedy for falling out of the Fundament

First be aware of taking cold in that place, and beware of ccstiveness, and keep your arse and buttocks warm, and sit not upon cold earth not upon stones, nor upon no hard thing, but take something under the buttocks, not only for falling out of the Longation, or arsegut, for all other infirmities that may be engendred in the Longation.

Medicines for the Scyatica. For all manner of Gouts, and consumed members, and for the Scyatica passion

Take a pound of Riote of red docks that men make brogys of, and wash them clean and dry them in the sun, until the water be away, then cut them small, and bray them in a morter, and boyl them in a quart of strong vineger, until half be wasted; and then  with the same anoint the aking place, and it will amend: then keep it in a vial of glass, or els it will dry away. This medicine is very excellent for the diseases abovewritten, for it hath been very well proved.

Medicines for the Scyatica. For the Scyatica Passion

Take a Gallon of Urine, and seeth it well and scum it well, untill it be clear, and then take it downe, and let it stand untill it be cold and then put the cleer thereof into a faire Pot, and put away the dregs, and then take the same cleer Urine, and put it over the fire, and put therein a qaurt of black dew Snails, and boil them together until the Snails be wasted, then strain it through a hair sive, and keep the same liquor in an earthen pot, and anoint the hipp and the legg, therewith before a hot fire, and let the liquor be warm.

Medicines for the Scyatica. For the Scyatica in the Hip

Take a Pottle of wine Lees, and wine dregs and sower bread, and Cow-dung, and boyl these well together, and make a plaister thereof, and lay it to the paine as hot as you may suffer it, and this will heal you.

Medicines for the Scyatica.

This Infirmity cometh of hard lying on the Huckle-bones, or lying upon the ground, or upon a forme, or such like: it may come by a stripe, or by a fall, and it will run from the Huckle-bone to the knee, and from the knee to the anckle, and from the anckle to the little toe, and then it is past cure; and otherwhiles this Gowt will have a reflexion to the Reines of the back, and to the Flank; and it may come of a gross Flegmetique humour.

The chiefest remedy is, to anoint the place with oyl of Turpentine, and Aqua vitae compounded together, and use to anoint the place often against the fire, and a searcloth of pitch is good.

Another for the same

Take oyl of Olive, May butter, gall of a Bul, and red Onyons, and boyl these together and lay to the hips where the paine is; this is a good Medicine: or take a red cloth, and Anoynt it with Clarified Honey and thereupon strew the powder of Cummyn and as hot as you mau, Bind it to the sore, and be whole.

Remedies for a mans Yard. For one that cannot make water

Take the Stones and Kernels of Peches and Medlers, as much of the one as of the other; and make them into Powder, very fine, and searse them; this done, take fine Sugar, the weight of all this; and mingle all this together, and let the Patient drink thereof with good white Wine, and he shall be whole incontinent.

Another for the same

Take six or seven Berries of Ivy, and stamp them, and strain them with Ale, and give the sick to drink thereof, and he shall make water.

Another for the same

Take a pinte of good Ale, and put therein of Honey, even as it cometh out of the Hive with Bees, wax and all, and strain it with the Ale, then give it to the patient to drink, and within one quarter of an hour he shall make water; with this was one holpen that lay three dayes, and never made water.

Another for the same

Take a pinte of white Wine, and a good spoonful of Sivil Soap, finely scraped, and the yolks of two Eggs well put from the whites; beat all together, with the Wine, and then strain it and warm it luke-warm, and drink hereof as often as you shall feel pain, and this will help you; for it is proved.

Remedies for a mans Yard. For him that cannot make water

take Rue, Grommel, and Parsley, and stamp them, and mingle them with white Wine, and give the sick thereof to drink warm. or take the juyce of Cinquefoil, and drink it with Posset Ale, and it will make you make water anon.

Remedies for a mans Yard. For a mans Stones that hang long down

Take the fatness of a Conney, and anoint thy Cods and Stones therewith, and then wrap thy Stones in a Conny-skin; do this nine times, and labour not in nine dayes and be whole.

Remedies for a mans Yard. For burning with a Harlot

If a man be burnt with a Harlot, and do meddle with another woman within one day, she shall be burned: If one be burned, let him wash his secrets two or three times with white Wine, or Sack and water; but if the matter have continued long, go to some expert Chyrurgion to have help, or else thy Guts will burn and fall out of thy belly.

Remedies for a mans Yard. To make a water for a sore Yard

Take and put Allom in fair water and seeth it till it wax tough; then put it in a pewter Box this will cleanse a sore and make it fair.

Remedies for a mans Yard. For pain in a mans Yard through Gravel or Champife as followeth

Take Pellitory, and Boares-grease, and fry them together well, and make two Plaisters thereof, and lay one between the Navel and the Yard, and the other on the Reines of the back, and anon thou shalt deliver water and gravel, which before thou might not do but by drops; this will help thee without doubt.

Remedies for a mans Yard. For swellings on a mans Yard

Take Leeks, with the tails and wash them clean and stamp them, and fry them in Barrows-grease, and make a Plaister, and lay it all about the yard, and be whole. Or take Betony, and seeth it in Wine, and stamp it, and make a Plaister, and lay it to the Cods, and it will asswage the swelling of them; this is well proved.

Remedies for a Mans Yard. To heal a mans Yard that is sore

Take Turpentine and the yolk of an Egg, of each a like much, well beaten together with Saffron, and anoint the sore Yard therewith. Or take and seeth the powder of Lynseed in sweet Milk till it be thick, and lay it to the Yard Paister-wise, and anoint it with the juyce of Morrel and Plantane, and be whole.

Remedies for a Mans Yard. For the Erection of the Yard above Nature

Take first and anoint the Yard and Codds with oyl of Juniper, and the oyl of Camphret is good, and so is Agnus Castus braid and made in a Plaister, and laid upon the Stones.

This Impediment doth come of the inflamation of the Reins of the back, or of inflamation of the Veins of the Yard and Stones, or of too much use of Venerious acts.

Remedies for a Mans Yard

If this Impediment be of any interial cause use to drink Milk, or else drink oft a good portion of the water of Hawes, and inject into the Yard the water of Comphry; if the Impediment be betwixt the head and skin of the Yard, wash the head of the Yard divers times with white Wine, and after that use the powder of a rotten post, or any siccative Medicines is good; or else Populion or Unguentumei Epsiacon is good.

An approved Medicine for the Stone and Strangury

Take most of Licoras, then Anniseeds, Colianedr, Grommel, Fennel, Parsley and Alicander-seeds; then dry all these seeds and pound them severally by themselves; and note that Licoras, Anni-seeds, and Grommel-seeds be Restoratives; and when they are all in Powder, mix thereto powder of Syne, to the quantity of one half of one parcel of the scowrers; also mix thereto white Sugar-candy, to the quantity of your Licoras, with a Nutmeg or two; use this powder fasting in clear Ale, in your Broths, and in all suspected meats.

Medicines for the Side. For a Stich in the Left Side

Take a quantity of Cummin, and steep it in a pottle of Malmsey, then take and fry them together in a Pan, and put it into a linnen bag, and lay it hot to your side, and it will help you.

Medicines for the Side. For a Stich in the Side

Take the urine of him that is sick, Wormwood, and Cummin, and seeth them well together, and by the fire therewith anoint thy side, and after with the oil of Bay. Also Endive Water, water of Divells-bit, water of Mallows, and water of Carduus benedictus, are all good for the Stiitch.

Medicines for the Side. For Wind in the Side

Take the leaves of Holly, and dry them, and make powder thereof (but do  not burn them) and give the Patient thereof to drink in Beer or Ale, and it will ease immediatly. Proved by my Lady Coplin.

Medicines for the Jaundise. For the yellow Jaundise

Take Elecampane roots, and the inner bark of a Barberie, of each six ounces, of Salendine roots eight ounces, of English Saffron the weight of a groat, seeth all these in a pint of white Wine, strain it, and drink thereof foure spoonfulls morning and evening warm.

Medicines for the Jaundise. Another for the Jaundise

Take Hempseed and bruise it, and then boil it in good strong Ale or Beer, and scum it very clean, and let the sick drink of this drink, and eat the sodden seed.

Medicines for the Jaundise. For the black Jaundise

Take Enula Cumpana roots, and seeth them in milk, then take the milk and strain it through a piece of cotton, and give the sick to drink thereof. This did help a gentlewoman that was sixteen years troubled with the Jaundise, and could not be holpen.

For children take Turmerick and Ivory, of each two drams, of Saffron two scruples, seeth these in milk, and give it to the children that have the black or yellow Jaundise.

Another for the same

Seeth the inner bark of a Walnet tree in Ale or Beer, and in the same drink quench steel, being made red hot at least forty times, and drink of this five or six ounces at a time hot evening and morning; this is proved excellent good. Also Goats dung or Fallow Deers dung strained into milk and given to the sick, hath holpen the black Jaundise.

Medicines for the Jaundise.

Take Cows milk and white Wine, of each a pint, and distill them, and keep the water that cometh thereof, and give the sick to drink thereof two ounces in the morning, two hours before meat, and likewise after supper, when he goeth to bed.

Medicines for the Liver. For the Liver

Take a good handfull of Liver-Wort that groweth upon the stones, and another of Fumitory, and as much of Harts Tongue, and seeth them in Whey clarified, and drink it every day twice. if the Liver be hot, because of too much blood, the Patient hath red urid hasty Pulse, his Veins great & full, he feeleth his spittle, mouth, & tongue sweeter then it was wont to be; wherefore it is good to let bloud of the Liver Veine, on the right arm, and to use Lettice or Sorrell, Purslain and Hops in pottage, and sometime to drink of the water.

medicines for the Liver. To preserve a man from stopping of the Liver

Take a Fig and grosse Pepper, with the crops of Time, if it be eaten two hours before supper, it preserveth a man from opilations of the Liver. Also the Liver of a Hare fried and made into powder is good for all diseases of the Liver.

Medicines for the Liver. For the stopping of the Liver

Take Ivy berries, and Egrimony, Harts Tongue, Liver-Wort, and the bark of an Ash, of all these a little quantity, and put them to double as much Polypodion, as of any one of the rest, and make thereof pottage, broth, or syrupe. if the Liver be opilated, the face will swell, and the pain will be in the right side.

Medicines for the Liver. For one that is Liver brent

Take Sowthistle, Dadelion, and Rib-Wort, and seeth them in water with Licorish, untill the one half be wasted, and drink of this at all times, saving at meat.

Medicines for the Liver. For the heat of the LIver

Take Liver-Wort, and five-leaved Grasse, Succory, Endive, Buglosse, and Borage, and seeth all these in Whey, and drink of this as often as you will, and this will help you.

Medicines for the Liver. For one that hath his Liver cloven to his ribs

Take a shelfull of the juice of Betany, and a quarter of a pint of white Wine, and a spoonfull of honey, and Pepper corns, temper these together, and d rink thereof, and it will help you.

Medicines for the Liver. A Restorative for the Liver and the Lungs, if they be rotten it will restore it again, and do away the Gleme from the Heart, and comfort the same

Take Fennell Roots and Parsly roots, and pill away the Bark, and pull out the pith, and cast it away, then mince them small, and put into a brazen pot three quarts of water, and set it on the fire, and put the roots therein, then take Figs and cut them small and pound them, and put a quantity of Honey to it, and let it boil a while, then take it down and clarifie it through a cloth into a vessell of glasse, and stop it fast that no air go out, and let the sick drink of it hot in the morning, and cold at night a good draught.

Medicines for the Liver. An Ointment for the Liver that maketh good Digestion, and keepeth the body from Putrifying

Take Oil of Roses, and Oil of Wormwood, of each two ounces, and set them over the fire, and when they begin to boil, put thereto an ounce and a half of fine Mastick, and when the Mastick is dissolved, strain it while it is warm in the morning, and make a plaister thereof, and lay it to your side, and be whole.

Medicines for the Stomach. For the stomach that cannot Digest, nor have Appetite to Meats

Take and drink often Sorrell Water, or Angelica Water, or Betany Water, or ground Ivy Water, for all these are good for the same.

Medicines for the Stomach. A precious Powder for Digestion

Take Ginger, Cinamon, and Galingale, of each one ounce, of Anniseeds, Caraway seeds, and Fennell seeds half an ounce, long Pepper Grains, Maces, Nutmegs, of each two ounces, of Setwell one ounce, make all these in fine Powder, and put to them two pound and a half of fine Sugar, and use this Powder before meat and after at your pleasure, it is good to comfort the Stomach, and against Wind.

Medicines for the Stomach. A precious medicine for all Winds in the body, the Strangullion and the Stone

Take the Root of a white Lilly that never bare flower, and bruise it, and seeth it in a pint of white Wine, and put itnto it two spoonfulls of Anniseeds and Sugar, and let it seeth, till it be more than half sodden away, and give it to the sick that is in pain, and it shall soon ease him of the great pains.

Medicines for the Stomach. To make one Vomit

Take an Oken Leaf, and lay it upon your tongue, the rough side downward, and hold close your mouth, and this will make you Vomit. Probatum est.

Medicines for the Stomach. For burning in the Stomach

Take Sorrell, Cinue-foil, Borage, and Violet Leaves, and stamp them together, and strain them into Ale, and make a posset thereof, and drink it next your hart when you feel your self grieved, and when the heat is gone, make posset Ale of Mercury, and that will restore you to heat again, and bring you to good temper.

Things evill for the Stomach.

All sweet things, for they make the Stomach well, old cheese, honey, marrow of bones not well sodden, to eat e're thou art hungry, to eat many sorts of meat at one sitting, to drink e're thou be athirst, to eat bread not well baked, heavinesse, anger, dread, thought, raw flesh, over great travell, all fried meats, much bathing after meat, too much casting, to eat when thou art over hot, and all milk is naught, save Goats milk.

Medicines for the Stomach. For the Stomach that hath the Pipes stopped, and so the Dropsie breedeth

Take two parts of Cinamon, and the third part of Galingall, and the same quantity of Ginger, and put that Powder into a spoonfull of Hysope Water, and drink it fasting, and be whole.

Medicines for the Spleen. Another for the Spleen

Take the roots of Nettles, and stamp them well together with Vineger, and lay it unto the Spleen when it swelleth. Also the lungs of a Fox dried and made into powder, and eat in a Fig in the morning, is very good.

Medicines for the Spleen. An expert Medicine for all diseases of the Spleen

Take the leaves and cods of Seny, the bark of an SAsh tree scraped and cut, Maidenhair, harestongue and Licorish, and seeth them all together in clear Wine, and then strain it, and drink thereof twice or thrice a day till it be amended. or seeth the Rine of an Ash in whit Wine, and drink thereof, and it will help thee. or take your own Water in the morning and wash your side, and a little the stomach downward, and it will help you.

Medicines for the Breast. For a woman that lacketh Milk in her Breasts

Take of Chrystall ten penniweight, and make fine powder thereof, and drink it with Bustard or Muskadell five or six times, or take of Fennell, of Mallows, of Anniseeds, of March, of each two handfulls, and seeth it in Bastard or Muscadell, and strain it it, and drink it oft. If the Breast be long, and big, and great, make a plaister with hemlocks sodden in white Wine and lay it to the Breasts. If there be any Inflammations in the Brests, take the Whites of two Eggs and two handfulls of houseleek, compound both together and lay it to the Brest. If thy Milk be crudded in the Brests, take Dragagant, and Gumm Arabick, and compound them with whites of raw Eggs, and the oil of Violets, and make a plaister thereof: Or take pitch and liquefie it in the oil of Roses, and put thereto a little Goats dung, and dregs of Wine, and make a plasister thereof.

Medicines for the Breast. To make the Breasts shrink, and to heal them

Take Hemlock, stamp it and temper it with Verjuice, and lay it on the sore Breasts, and use this and thy Paps will be lesse, and to make them whole, anoint them with it, and it will make them hard.

Medicines for the Breast. For sore Breats

Take the yolk of an Egg, and fair fresh grease, and sovre fresh dough, and mingle them well together, and make a plaister thereof, and lay it to the sore, and when it is broken do away the dough, and lay it to your Eggs and grease, and it will be whole quickly. Or make a plaister of Smallage, Linseeds, and whites of Eggs, and lay it to the sore Breasts, and this will heal them; or take Claret Wine and Barley Flower, and boil them together thick, and make a plaister thereof and lay it to the Breast: this hath been proved.

Medicines for the Breast. To clear the Breasts

Take Sentory, Piliall, Rew, Hysope, and red Morell in stale Ale, and strain it, then put into the clear liquor Cinamon and Cloves, and seeth them well, and drink thereof nine daies, at evening hot, and at morning cold, and be whole. Also take Angelica Water, and drink it at evening and morning an ounce at a time, and it will greatly help thee.

Medicines for the Breast. For all Diseases of the Breast, and to clear the Voice

Take a good quantity of Woodslonne, and grind them not too small, and then put them into an eathen Pot, and put thereto new Ale, as it is cleansed, and mingle them so, that the Ale be a good deal above the Slonne, and bury it in the Earth, and cover it well with the same earth, and so let it stand nine daies, then give to him that needeth a little cupfull hot at night, and cold in the morning.

Medicines for the Breast. Foe all manner stopping of the Breasts

Take the Gum of a Cherrie tree, and dissolve it with old Wine, and let the sick sup thereof, and it will void all hoarseness and straightnesse of the Breast and Lungs: Also take Figgs, and slit them on the outside, and stop them full of Mustard, and seeth them in white Wine, and eat of the Figges, for this is very good.

Medicines for the Breast. For abundance of Milk in a Womans Breasts

Take Popilion, and Lineseed Oyl, and seeth them together, and dip cloaths therein, and so lay them to the Breast, taketh away the abundance of Milk, and the hardnesse of the Breast presently, also Chickweed sodden in Plantain Waters, and laid Plaisterwise to the Breast, drieth up the Milk, and taketh away the hardnesse thereof: green Wheat being stamped and strained with Oyl, bringeth to Women Milk abundantly without measure.

Medicines for the Breast. For swelling of Womens Breasts

Take Line-seed bruised, and the white of an Egge, or the Juice of Smallage, and mingle them well together, and lay them plaisterwise to the swelling of the Breast, and if she lost her milk, give her to drink the Juice of vervain, and she shall have Milk enough, and this will also heal your Breast.

Medicines for the Breast. An healing Salve for sore Breasts that be broken

Take Sorrell, the Boyes call it Wood sowre, and lap it in Wort Leaves, and rost them in the Embers half a quarter of an houre, then stamp them, and put thereto Honey and Vineger, and put them in a Box, but first lay to the sore Breasts a plaister of Garlick and Meal, boiled together in Vineger two or three times, and lay it thereto.

Medicines for the Breast. Foe sore Breasts

Take a handfull of Figgs, and stamp them untill the Kernells be broken, then take a little fresh greace, and temper it with the Figgs, and make a plaister thereof, and lay it as hot as the Patient can suffer it unto the Breast, and it will take away the anguish, and if it be apt to break, then it will break, or els not.

Medicines for the Breast. For sore Beasts when they be broken

Take Wheat Flower, and two Yolks of Egges, and the juice of Plantain, and mingle them all together till they be thick like a sawce, and if there be holes in the Beasts, make Tents that will suffice the holes, and dip them in the same, and put them in the holes, and lay a plaister thereupon.

Medicines for the Throat. A very good Medicine for the Cough

Take a brown Loaf, before you put it in the Oven, and make a hole in the top of it, and pout therein a good handfull of Rosemary, and cover it again with the same paste, and being baked, take it out of the Oven, and mingle it with half an Ounce of the Powder of Enula Campana Roots, of Licoras three parts, of Sugar Candy as much as of the Rosemary, of round Pepper, and long Pepper, of each half an Ounce, take of this Evening, and Morning, and in your Pottage, and will help the Cough with great successe, for it hath been well tried.

Medicines for the Throat. For the Chyme Cough

Take the Root of Horse Hoof, and the root of Cumfrie, of each a like much, and wash them in fair Water, them stamp them, and seeth them in fair water, till half be consumed, then take two parts of that Liquor, and a third part of Honey, and boil them, and scum them clean, and when it is well sodden, put it into some Boxes, and let the sick use three spoonfulls at a time every day fasting and to bedward.

Medicines for the Throat. For the Cough, and Parsinesse

Take of the Powder of the Lungs of a Fox, and Sugar Candy, and temper it in Rose water, and drink thereof: Or take white Sugar Candy, and Rose water, and drink it, for it is very good for the Cough, if it come of the Inflammation of the Lungs.

Medicines for the Throat. For the Cough a good Medicine

Take a half penny worth of Licoras, a spoonfull of Aniseed, a sawcer full of the Juice of Fennell, and one ounce of Sugar Candy, seeth all together in white Wine, or Sack, from a quart to a pint, then strain it, and give the Patient thereof to drink.

Medicines for the Throat. For stopping of the Pipes

Take two drams of Methridatum, and a spoonfull of Claret Wine stirred together, and so drink it fasting, and by drink a Pint of Claret Wine after it, and then fast two hours after, without Meat or Drink, and take this twice a week for two or three weeks together, and use in all your Meats and Broths, white Pepper grossely beaten.

Medicines for the Throat. For the dry Cough

Take half a pound of Licoras, and scrape it clean, and bruise it well, and put it into an earthen Pot, and put thereto three quarts of fine Wort, and one Ounce of Sugar, of Ginger beaten two drams, and a Pint of Clarified Honey, and seeth all these together, till half be wasted, and then strain it through a Cloth into a clean Vessell, and let the sick drink thereof first, and last, at Evening hot, and Morning cold.

Medicines for the Throat. To heal a Quinsie in the Throat

Take one pound of the Water of Scabias, and one ounce of Aqua vitae, and mingle them together, and wet Cloths therein, and so lay it to the sore, and this will kill it in three or four dayes.

Medicines for the Throat. For Hoarsenesse of a long continuance

Take Raisins, Figs, Sugar, Cinamon, Cloves, of every one a little, and seeth them in good Wine, of which you shall give the Patient two Ounces at a time, Morning and Evening, except she have a Feaver: or for a Child that hath the Cough, take Oyl of Roses, and chafe well his Stomach when he goeth to bed, and then lay a warm Cloth to his Stomach, and he shall be whole.

Medicines for the the Throat. For Hoarsenesse in the Throat

Take Pennyryall and seeth it in running water, and then take of it at night a dish full, somewhat hot, with a little Sugar melted in it, and within two or three times dressing you shall be clean again.

Medicines for the Throat. For a canker in the Throat

Take a Pint of good stale Ale, and a good handfull of Sage, and a good stone of Alum as much as an Egge, and boil them together well, and then with a Cloth wash thy Throat, and garle it in thy Throat, and be whole: Or take Sage, Woodbine, Rue, Hysop, or Penyryall, of each a quarter of a handfull, and boil them in good Wine Vineger, or strong Ale, with a little Roch Alum and a spoonfull of Honey, and then strain these through a Cloth, and with Liquor scour the canker with a fair Cloth on a sticks end, and wet a cloth double, and lay it plaisterwise to your Throat and be whole.

Medicines for the Throat. For dry Hoarsenesse in the Throat

Take the Root of Parslie and the Root of Fennell, a like much, and three penny weight of Enula Campana, and one pound of Figges, and a quarter of a pound of Licoras; seeth all these together in a Gallon of running Water to three quarts, and put therein a little Hysop, and strain it, then boil it, and take the white of ten or twelve Egges and put therein, and let it boil together till it turn clear, then take Sugar, Roset, and put thereto as much as a Hens Egge, then take it from the Fire, and cleanse it through a fair Cloth, and drink thereof Morn and Evening.

Medicines for the Throat. For a sore Throat that is inflamed

Take two spoonfulls and a half of Honey, two good spoonfulls of Treacle, of Alum as much as a Pullets Egge, of sweet Butter two good spoonfulls, five sprigges of Rosemary, a quarter of a spoonfull of Pepper, and for an old body the more pepper.

Medicines for the Throat

The Causes of these Impediments do come of Rheume descending from the Head, or by Opilation, or such like; thereof first purge Flegme, and Rheume.

Medicines for the Face. To take away the small Pox, that they shall not be seen

Take the Juice of Fennell, and heat it luke-warm, and anoint that place therewith three of four dayes divers times, for this is an approved Medicine for the small Pox.

Medicines for the Face. To take away Freckles in the Face

Take Pellitory, and seeth it with Wine, and make a plaister thereof, and lay it to the Freckles, and this will take it away: or take the Gall of a Cock, and mingle it with the Flower of Cocle, of each a like quantity, and make a plaister thereof, and lay it to the Freckles: or take when you kill a Bull, and save the Blood thereof, anoint the place therewith that hath the Freckles, and it will take them away.

Medicines for the Face. For a red Face full of Pimples

Take and distill Water of Salendine, and dissolve Camphire in it, as is afore written, with Vineger, and with this wash thy Face; this did make a maid whole in twenty days, that had a marvellous great heat in her Face. Also there was a Farmers Wife in Berk-shire, which had her Face full of white Scales, and was cured with this that followeth: she took Honey Suckle Leaves, and distilled them, and washed her Face often with the Water, and it never came again. Also there was a Woman which had such a grief in her Face, that if she had been by the Fire but a little while, and then gone abroad into the Aire, her Face would have risen full of red spotts, as though she had been drunk, which was helpt with this which followeth: She took Frankincense, and Saffron, and then made them to Powder, and then cast this Powder upon a Chafingdish of Coals, and receieved the Smoke with open Mouth, and using it often, was helped.

Medicines for the Face. For a sawcy Flegme Face

Take the Root of Enula Campana, and seeth it in a pot of Vineger, untill the Vineger be well sod away, then stamp it in a Mortar, and put thereto Quick-Silver, and Brimstone, and Swines Greace, and make therewith a plaister-ointment and anoint thy Face therewith: and if you make a plaister, lay thereto the same stuffe. This is proved. Or take Oil of Tartar, and anoint thy Face therewith, or any Canker or Ringworm or Tetter Leprosie, for this will make it whole.

Medicines for the Face. For a foul Blast in the Face.

Take red Honey-Suckle for the Man, and white for the Woman, and take the juice thereof, and annoint therewith thy Face, and it will heal thee.

Medicines for the Face. For Blains in the Face

Take Salt, and the Roots of Plantain, and Verjuice, and stamp them well together, and wash the Face therewith, and this will heal thee.

Medicines for the Face. A Singular Medicine for Worms in the Face

Take the Leaves and Roots of Leeks, and the Juice of them all together, and take thereof a Pint and a half, and put it into a glasse, with an Ounce of Powder of Pellitory, and a scruple of Verdigreace, and stir them all together, and every day bath the Worm and Whelks With Cotton moistened in the said Juice, and stir it often in the said glasse: also it is good for Worms in any other Members, and breeding in the sicknesse, called in France the Kings Evil.

Medicines for the Face. To put away Freckles in the Face

Take and anoint thy Face with the Blood of a Hare, or of a Bull, and this shall destroy the Freckles within five nights dressing, if you use it.

Another for the same

Take and lay a raw Egge (that is new laid) in white Wine Vineger all night, and on the morrow stamp the Egg small, and then put thereto as much Powder of Mustard-seed as the Egge was, and mingle it with the Egge, and when thou goest to bed anoint thy Face therewith; and on the morrow mingle Barley Meal, and hot Water together, then cast away the Water, and wash  thy Face therewith, nine dayes: or take Salendine, stamp it, and temper it with white Wine and lay it to the Face: or take a good quantity of Pellitory of Spain, and white Wine, and let it stand a while, and then wash thy Face therewith, and it will heal thee.

Medicines for the Face. For Chapped Lips

Take and anoint them with Unguentum album consecratum, and if there be any corrupt blood or matter, you must wash the place with Water of Plantain wherein hath been sod a little Alum, before you put in the same ointment: also it is good to wash the place with Plantain Water, and Barley Water together.

Medicines for the Face. A Medicine for a white Scurf in the Face

Take of Vineger a Pinte, and dissolve in it one Ounce of Camphire, and let it stand there in fourteen dayes, being very well stopped, and then wash the deseased place. This help a Gentle-woman which had a long time a Scurf rising in her Face, as though she had been a Leper.

Medicines for the Face. To make the Face fair

Take the Flowers of Rosemary, and boil them in white Wine, then wash thy Face therewith, and use to drink of the same: Or take Burnet water, and Wash thy Face therewith, and let it dry by itself: also Water of Bean Flowers doth better.

Another for the same

Take white Lillies, green Cocle, and green honey Suckle, of every one a like much, and then distill them in a Stillitory, and take the Water thereof, and wash therewith thy Face, and within fifteen dayes thou shalt be fair.

Medicines for the Face. For Worms in the Face.

Take of Rosine three parts, and the fourth of unwrought Wax, one spoonfull of Honey, half a spoonfull of May Butter; try them altogether on the fire, then strain it through a fair Cloth into a dish of fair Water, and when it is so cold that you may stir it with your hand, work it well against the Fire, as you do an Electuary, and in working thereof, put in as much white Coperas as a Nut, as you do occupy it, made into Powder, then strike it on a Coth, as you do other plaisters, and lay it the Face, and within three dayes you shall know whether there be Worms, and they will rise white like Wheals, under the plaister: then cast more Coperas on your said plaister, and so dresse him, and he shall be whole.

Medicines for the Face. For a red Face

Take Sowthistles, Borage, Purslain, Sorrell, Barley, Parsly Roots, and Licoras, and boil all together in running Water, and drink it first and last.

Medicines for the Face. A diet for a Copper Face

Abstain from all Salt things, Spices, Fried Meats, and Rosted Meats, from drinking of Wine, for it is very ill: also Onyons, Mustard, and Garlick be very bad. instead of which you must take Purslain, Sorrell, Lettice, and Hops, Borage, otherwise Succory, or Endive in your pottage. Also it is necessary to be laxative, and sleeping to lay your head high.

Medicines for the Face. For a Copper Face

Take Litarge of Silver, and Brimstone, of each a like much, and seeth them in Vineger, and then wet a Linnen Cloth therein, and lay it to the Sore, putting a little Rose-water to it.

Medicines for the Face. For a sawcy stain'd face like a Leper

You must give him a Purgation, as it is said in the pain of the Head, coming of Choller, then dip Cloths in Alum water, which must be made as followeth: take a pound of Alum Glasse, the juice of Purslain, of Plantine, and Verjuice, of Grapes, or Crabs, of each a Pint, with the whites of twenty one Eggs well beaten together, then mingle them altogether, and distill it in a Stillitory: this Water is for the Pimples, Scurfes, Chafings, Wheals, and Heats, dip your Cloth therein often, and lay to the rednesse.

The cause of these Impediments doth come of a venemous matter ascending out of the Stomach, meeting with Rheum that would descend from the Head, and meeting both together, do cause the Vapors to break out in the Face.

Medicines for the Gummes. For rotting of thy Gummes

Take the Water of great Sage, and wash thy Mouth, and Gummes therewith, and it will help the rotting of thy Teeth, and the shaking of them, if thou use it often in a day, and hold it in thy Mouth.

Medicines for the Gummes. To make a Gumme hard to hold the Teeth

Take clean Rose water, and daily wash thy Gummes and teeth therewith, and it will fasten thy Gummes to thy Teeth.

Medicines for the Gummes. A Water for a Canker in the Gummes

Take half a Pint of white Wine, and a quarter of a Pint of Water, and put thereto an Ounce of burnt Alum, and take a quantity of five leaved Grasse, otherwise called Cinque-Foyl, and put all these into a clean earthen Pot, and Set it over the Fire, and let it seeth to the half, and scum it clean, then strain the Liquor into some Vessell, and keep it in a Glasse till thou have need to occupy it.

Another for the same

Take Herb Grasse, and wash it clean, and dry it with a Linnen Cloth, and stamp it in a Morter, and put thereto strong red Vinegar, then strain it through a clean Linnen Cloth three times folded, of an Ell broad, wet it in the same Medicine, and lay it to the Sore within the Month, and if it be a very great Canker, take Alum, and beat it very small in a Morter, and put it to the said Medicine, to the value of a handfull of Herb Grasse, and this will heal thee.

Medicines for the Gummes. For the Gummes that be gnawn and fretted with Humors

Take Cloves, and seeth them in Rose water, then dry them, and make Powder thereof, with Rose water or Roses, for that is best, then dry it again in the Sun, do this three or four times, and then temper the Powder again with Rose water, or with the Juice of Roses, and anoint thy Gummes therewith.

Medicines for the Teeth. For the Tooth-ache

Take the inner Rine of an Eldar Tree, and bruise it a little, and put thereto a little Pepper, and make it in Balls, and lay it to your Teeth, and be whole.

The cause of these impediments may come, either by an humour descending out of the Head to the Teeth, or Gummes, or by corroding or eating of Worms, or corruption of Blood, lying and being upon, and betwixt the Teeth: or it may come by drinking of hot Wines, eating of hot Spices, or hot Apples, Pears, Cherries, and such like; and it may come of a hot Liver or Stomach: and ever beware of pulling out of thy Teeth, for pull out once, and pull out more, but if it be hollow pull it out, for it will rot still more and more; do what thou canst.

Medicines for the Teeth. For Worms in the Teeth

Take Henbane seed, and lay it upon a flat Stone, and set it upon a Chafingdish of Coals, and let the smoke go into your Mouth, and this will kill the Worm shortly.

Medicines for the Teeth. To make Childrens Teeth come

Take the Brains of a Hare, and seeth them, and anoint the Gummes therewith; and take the Brains of a Hen likewise, and rub the Gummes therewith, and this shall make the Teeth grow without aking.

Medicines for the Teeth. For the Tooth-ach

Take Ivy Berries, and seeth them well in Vinegar, and when they be well sodden, sip some of the liquor as hot as you may suffer it, and hold it in your Mouth till it be cold, and then cast it out, and take new, and do so three or four times, and it will ease you.

Another for the same

Take and rost and Egge hard, and put therein a Spoonfull of Salt, and two Spoonfulls of Vinegar, or good Aleger, and temper them well together, till they be a Pap, then strain it, and with a little fine Cloth put some thereof into your Mouth, and when you have spat out the corruption, refresh the same with more, and it will take away the Pain shortly.

Medicines for the Teeth. For a Canker, and a Tooth-ach

Take Smalladge, and Sorrell Leaves, Alum, and Glasse, and make thereof a Powder, and lay it to the Sore, wheresoever it be, and for the Tooth that is hollow and aketh, take the Flowers and Leaves of Pellitory, and stamp it with Salt, and fill the hollow Tooth therewith, and be whole.

Medicines for the Teeth. For the Tooth-ach

Take Henbane-seed, and the Powder of Amber, of each a like much, and lay them on a glowing tile, and make a Pipe that thy Breath may go through to the fore Tooth, and this will kill the Worms, and pout away the Tooth-ach.

Medicines for the Teeth. A Water for the Tooth

Take and distill the Water of Mother wort and hold it in thy Mouth a good while, and it will kill the Pain of the Teeth, and the stinking thereof. Also Water of Vervain, or Hysope Water will do the like.

Medicines for the Teeth. For to remove a Tooth

Take the Root of a Mulberry Tree, and lay it in Vinegar, three dayes and three Nights, and then dry it in the Sun, and make Powder thereof, and rub thy Teeth therewith, and it will fall out.

Medicines for the Teeth. For the Tooth-ach

Take the green part of Eldar Rine, not the outermost, nor the innermost, but the green in the middle between both, and Sage, Rue, and Ginger, and a good deal of Salt, then grind them all together in a mortar, and seeth it in white Wine, and make a Plaister thereof, and lay to thy Cheek, and be whole.

Another for the same

Take a Pint of the strongest Vinegar thou canst get, and a handfull of Sage, the Root of a red Nettle the quantity of a Fingers length, and as much of the Rine of an Oke, and cut them in little pieces, and so let the Vinegar and all the rest seeth together from a Pint, then let the Patient chew it on the fore Tooth, and so dresse him Evening and Morning, half of it at each time, and this shall help him for ever. Probatum est.

Medicines for the Teeth. To make the Teeth white

Take the Flower of Rie, Salt, and Honey, and mingle them well together, and therewithall rub thy Teeth every day twice or thrice, and then wash them clean with Water, and they will be clean. Or take green branches of Broom and burn them, and make thereof a Powder, and burn Alum, and mix them together, and then temper them with fair Water, and rub thy Teeth therewith, and it will do away the blacknesse of them.

Medicines for the Teeth. A notable Medicine for the Tooth-ach

Take Pellitory of Spain, both of the Leaf, and of the Root, wash it and stamp it, and thereof make three Balls, every Ball as big as a Plumb, and lay the first Ball between the Teeth and the Gummes, the space of a miles riding, and even as the water ingendreth in they Mouth spit it out whole, and put in another Ball, as thou diddest at the first, and likewise the third, and to let the Water run out of thy Mouth still, and be whole straight.

Medicines for the Teeth. To take away the Tooth-ach in half an hour

Take Henbane Seed, Smallage Seed, and Poppy Seed, of each the weight of a Penny, and make Pellets thereof as big as a Vache, and with a quantity of Aqua vitae, and lay it unto thy Teeth that ake, and the pain shall cease straight.

Medicines for the Teeth. An approved Medicine for the Tooth-ach

Take Berries of Ivy, and the scraping of a Harts Horn, and boil it in white Wine, and make a Plaister thereof, and lay it to thy Cheek, and hold the Liquor thereof in thy Mouth, and thou shalt be whole. Or take Pepper, Salt, and the Roots of Primrose, and dry them all together, and make a Powder thereof, and rub thy Teeth therewith.

Medicines for the Teeth. For the Tooth-Ach

Take the Root of Henbane, and seeth it in Vinegar, and hold in thy Mouth the Decodtion thereof, and the pain of the Teeth will away straight: or take Hysope, and make a decoction with Vinegar, ans wash your Mouth, and Teeth therewith being hot, and the pain will away.

Another for the same

Take Wheat bran, and good stale Ale, and make it thick like Mustard, and let it soke therein a quarter of an hour, then strain it, and put thereto the Powder of Pepper a good quantity, and some of the Juice of Rue, and make it somewhat thick, and put it into a little bag of linnen cloth, and lay it between thy Cheek and they Teeth, and lie down on that side, and let the Water run out of thy Mouth, and use it three or four times, and thou shalt never have the Tooth ach more: or take Hounds tongue, and stamp it, and frie it with Butter, and make a Plaister thereof, and bind it to thy Cheek on that side that the pain is, and thou shalt be whole. Proved.

Medicines for the Teeth. A Regiment for the Tooth ach

You must wash your Mouth before and after Meat with warm Water to cleanse the Mouth and purge the Humors from the Gums, which descend out of the Head, it is good every Morning to wash the Mouth, and to rub the Teeth with a Sage Leaf, or with Powder made of Cloves, and Nutmegs. You must forbear Lettice, and raw fruits, all tart things, and the chewing of hard things: also all Meats of evill digestion, an d vomiting, and straining of your self.

Medicines for the Teeth. To keep the Teeth sweet, clean, and from danger of Worms, or a Regiment Ach

Take a Pint of White Wine, two Ounces of Alum, and a quarter of an ounce of Honey, boil them together, and wash your Mouth therewith every morning.

Medicines for the Teeth. To make the teeth white

Take Vinegar of Quinces, and dip a little piece of Cloth in it, and rub thy Teeth, and Gums therewith: the said Vinegar fasteneth the Teeth and Gums, comforteth the Roots of the Teeth, and maketh sweet Breath.

For the Mouth. For the Canker in the Mouth

Take nine Leaves of Sage, and stamp them with a little Salt and Verjuice, and make thereof a Plaister, and lay it thereto, and it will be whole, but you must dresse it twice a day.

For the Mouth. For a Mouth that is staid with heat

Take Ribwort, and seeth it in Red Wine, and hold it in your Mouth hot, and do this often, and be whole.

For the Mouth. To recover a Mans Speech

Take the Juice of Sage and Primrose, and put into the Patients Mouth, and he shall speak straight, or within a while later.

For the Mouth. For a stinking Breath

Take an Ounce of Sage, and make thereof Powder, one Ounce of Rosemary Flowers, half an Ounce of Cloves, two Drams of Cinamon, two Nutmegs, and two Grains of Musk, and make them all into Powder, then take as much purified Honey as will cover all of them, put in a Box, and set it in the Sun five dayes, and it will be perfect: then take every Morning fasting half an Ounce, and so at Night to comfort the Meat that it putrifie not, or corrupt the Stomach; and be whole.

For the Mouth. For stinking of the Mouth

Take the Juice of black Mints, and of Rue a like much, and put into thy Nostrills and this will help thee. This is proved.

For the Mouth. For spitting of Blood

Take the Juice of Betany, and temper it with Goats Milk, and let the sick drink thereof three dayes, and he shall be whole: Or take Smallage, Mints, Rue, and Betany, and boil all these together in good Milk, and sup it warm.

Medicines for the Mouth

Whosever would have help for the Mouth or for the Tongue, or for the Ears, oir for the Eyes, or for the Nose, or for the Teeth, or for any dolour, or pain which may be in any of those parts or places; let them use otherwhiles Sternutations, and Pills of Cochy, and once or twice a Month, let them use Gargarizes to exhaust and draw out the Rheume out of the Head, the which Rheume is cause of many infirmities in mans body, as doth more largely appear as followeth.

For the Nose. To stop Bleeding at the Nose

Take Amber, and burn it in a Chafingdish of Coals, and let the smoak of it go up into thy Nose, and it will stop Bleeding. A Tailor Bleeding twenty four houres without ceasing, and no Medicine could stay him, at last he took a Skain of black Threed, and put the one end thereof in at the Nostrills, and the other was set on Fire, and when he had received the Smoke into his Nostrills, the great Flux ceased immediately, and he bled no more in a long time after.
Another for the same

Take the root of the great Romane Nettle, and let the Patient chew it in his mouth, and to refresh it with another Root, for this is great need hath been found very saving for staying of the Flux of Blood. And when I could stop the Blood with no manner of Medicine, then I opened a Vein in the Ear, and so let out a good quantity of blood: this is the last Refuge for Bleeding at the Nose.

For the Nose. For Pushes and Pimples in the Nose

Take the Yolk of an Egge, and bray it with Ceruse, and so anoint your Nose therewith, and be whole within four or five dayes at the most: or take the Juice of Plantane, and the roots of Burres, and Salt, and Verjuice, and stamp them all together, and strain out the Juice, and herewith wash thy Nose, and it will be whole.

For the Nose. To kill a Canker in the Nose

Take and boil Strong Ale untill it rope, and be it like a Salve, then lay it on a plaister of Leather, and lay it on the Nose, and it will heal it: and for stinking Flesh that groweth on the Nose, take and distill Serpentine, called Adders-tongue, and then put of the same Water with Cotton into the Nostrills where the stinking Flesh is: And against the Imposthumation of the Nose, take and distill Flower de Luce, and lay wet Clothes thereon: also Water of Sowthistles, called Carduus Benedictus, doth heal the Noli me tangere in the Nose, wet Clothes being laid thereon, and some of the Powder of the same will heal the Nose.

For the Nose. A singular Medicine to stop blood

Take Swines Dung, as hot as you may have it from the Swine, & when you have cleansed the congeal'd Blood out of the Nose, wring it through a Cloth, and let that juice pierce into the side from whence the Blood cometh, and by the Grace of God it shall stanch anon. Moreover it is good to bind the Feet and Arms, as hard as can be suffered with a Cord or Lace, the stronger the better: Or take strong Vinegar, and put it into the side of the Nostrill that bleedeth; and if they bleed both, put it into both, and it shall stop straight: Or take and bear about thee the herb Appium, otherwise called March Smallage, that groweth by the Waterside, and whilest thou bearest the same about thee, thou shalt not bleed, if thou haddest many Wounds.

For the Nose. For stinking of the Nose

Take Cloves, Ginger, and Calamints, of each alike, and seeth them in white Wine, and therewith wash the Nose, and after put in Powder of Pierimonie to provoke sneesing: Also if the cause of thy stinking come from thy Stomach, first help thy Stomach, as shall be said in the Remedies for the Stomach.

For the Nose. For bleeding of Nose

To restrict the Blood which doth flow out of a mans Nose, let him smell to a Hogs Tird, and lay his Stones and Cods in Vinegar. If it be a Woman, let her lay her breasts in Vinegar, or else exhaust an Ounce or more of Blood out of a Vein called Cephalica.

For the Nose. For a fleshy humor growing in the Nose, or for a bottle Nose

Take of the Powder of Dragagant with a little Honey, and make a Tent thereof, and introduce it into your Nose, or Nostrills, or take the Juice of Black Ivy, with a little Cotton, and make a Tent, and put it in your Nostrills.

For the Ear. To draw an Ear-wig out of the Ear

Take a piece of an old Apple, and put it into the Ear of the Patient, and lie down all night upon the same side, and in the Morning pluck away the Apple very quickly, and the Worm will come forth. [This helpt a Woman in Oxfordshire] Also another Woman had one of the said Worms in her Ear, and she took Aqua vita, and dropped it into her Ear, and stopped her Ear with Bumbast, and laid her down on the same side, and was holpen presently; but if once will not serve, do it two or three  times.

For the Ears. For pain in the Ears, or for default of hearing

Take the oyl of sweet Almonds, and drop it into thine ear, and it helpeth the pain speedily; also milk sodden, and put into a stone pot with a narrow mouth, and the fore ear holden over the pot, that the vapor of the milk may ascend into the eare; this taketh away the pain, and breaketh the imposthume of the head, this is proved true.

Another for the same

Take the oil of a sliver Eel, with black wooll of a Ram, betwixt the hinder legs, and the flank, it helpeth presently the pain, and will cause the Ear to run. Also the oyl of a Weasle or Mole helpeth the hearing very well, but you must make it in this sort, when the Weasle or Mole is stripped of his skin, then put the said Weasle or Mole into an earthen jug, and stop the jug very close, and put the pot into seething water, and let it stand there three houres, and then take it out, and put the clear substance into a Glasse.

For the Ears. A water to help the hearing

Take and distill Sorrell, or Wormwood in a common stillitory, and take foure drops of either of the same waters, whether you will, and put into the ear lukewarm.

For the Ears. To make one hear that is deaf

Take green Elm, and lay it amidst the Fire and take the water that cometh out at the ends thereof a spoonfull, and take a spoonfull of the juice of Sengreen, and a spoonfull of Eels grease, that is a kind of black Eel, of the gobbin next the navell, and boil them together a little over the fire, and then put the liquor into a glasse, and put thereof into thine eares when thou art in bed, and  within a day thou shalt be whole: but look that the liquor be milk-warm: or take the juice of Betany, and let it rest a good while, and then take black Sope, and the juice together, and put it into thine Ears.
Another for the same

Take Comomill, Melilot, Marjoram, Calamint, Hysop, Wormwood, Pennyroyall, Stechados, Mints, of each a handfull, boil them in running water one houre, and dip a cloth therein, and hold it hot to the Eare that the heat may enter into thy head, and after stop thy ears with cotton or black wooll, that no cold may enter, and this will help the hearing.

For the Ears. For an Ear-wig or Worm in the Ear

Take the juice of Wormwood, Rue, and Sothernwood, of each a like much, and mingle them together, and put it into the Ear, and that will slay the Worm that is in any mans head within five nights at the furthest, and lay some of the substance of the herbs plaister-wise.

For the Eyes. A medicine for the Pearl and the Flegme grown over the Eye

Take the Gall of an hare, and boil it with as much Honey as the Gall. Probatum est.

For the Eyes. To make a water for sore Eyes, which is excellent

Take the filing of Brasse, of Iron, Lead, of Steel, and of Gold, and put it one day in the water of a clean Virgin to steep, the second day put it in white Wine, being hot, the third day in the juice of Fennell, the fourth day in the milk of an Ewe, the fifth in red Wine, the sixth day in three whites of Egges, and then put it into a Stillitory, and distill it with a soft fire, and keep the water in a vessell, this water is right excellent and precious for a mans sight, and destroyeth the Leprosie.

For the Eyes. A speciall medecine for Eyes, first to clarifie the sight, and curable to all Passions to Eyes, as hath been proved many times, and if the Eyes be therewith washed, or else one drop of cleer water put therein, it cleareth the sight, and is much profitable to strained Eyes, it will destroy a Pearl, overcometh the Megrim, and healeth any Eye that is smitten with a stroke

Take red Fennell, Rue, Eufrace, Vervain, Betany, red Roses, Grape leaves, Appium, Egrimony, ground Ivy, that groweth upon an oak, and of all these take even portions, and it must be put foure dayes and four nights in this manner following: the first day and night in white Wine, the second day and night in Water of a Manchild, a Virgin, the third day and night in Womans milk, the fourth day and night in clean Honey: and this done, take all the herbs and put them into a stillitory, and the water that cometh thereof ye shall put into a viall, and use this as aforesaid, and in this water put the fourth part of an ounce of Camphere beaten in a morter, this is excellent medicine.

For the Eyes. A precious medecine for sore and dim Eyes

Take a handfull of Tyme, an handfull of Vervain, a handfull of Rose leaves, a handfull of brown Fennell, and when you have washed those herbs clean, put them into a Stillitory, and then put thereto a pint of white Wine, and eight penniworth of pure white Coperas, and distill the same, and put it into a glasse, and use to wash your Eyes therewith. Probatum est.
Another for sore Eyes

Take red Rue, Smallage, Vervain, Maiden-hair, Ivy, Sengreen, Walwort, and red Fennell, of each a handfull, wash them clean, and lay them in good white Wine a day and a night, and after put them all into a stillitory, and still them; for the first water will be like gold, the second like silver, and the third like Balm, and keep it in a glasse and use it.

For the Eyes. A medicine wherewith one was holpen that had a prong thrust into the white of his Eye

Take the right ground Ivy, Salendine, the green of a Goose Tird, & Womans milk, and put them together in a Glasse, then when they be settled, powr out the clearest, and put it into thine Eyes, and this will make thee whole.

For the Eyes. I have known a woman heal many blind people with this medecine following

Take Daysie roots, Betany flowers, Pimpernell, and red Fennel, stamp them, and strain them, with stale Ale, and drink of this evening and morning, and lay outwardly to thy Eyes, Rose-water, Womans milk, and the white of an Egg with Tow, being well beaten together: the drink will be better, if you pound, and put the juice of Cheslocks, a worm so called, that is between the bark and the body of trees commonly, and then the juice of the said worm, put into the sore Eyes, healeth them.

For the Eyes. For Eyes that are swoln

Take two spoonfulls of Womans milk, one spoonfull of Rose water, the pap of a rosted Apple, and the yolk of a new laid Egge, and boil all these together in a sawcer upon a chafing-dish of coals untill it be thick, and spread it upon a little cloth of the bignesse of the Eyes, and lay it to lukewarm, one day and a night, or until you see them something asswaged, and then wash them  with Womans milk. Probatum est.

For the Eyes. For sore Eyes

Take the juice of Houseleek, Womans milk, Rose water, or Woodbine water, and the white of a new laid Egge well beaten, the froth taken away, and beat all these together, and dip in Flax, and lay it to your Eyes when you go to bed. Probatum est.

For the Eyes. For a Pin and Web in the Eye

Take the Ivy leaves, that grow upon an Ash tree, wipe them clean with a cloth, and stamp them and strain them, with Womans milk, if it be a man that a Pearl in the Eye, strain it with the milk of a woman that nurseth a Girl; if a woman have a Pearl, then with the milk of a Boy, and the sorer the Eye is, the more of the juice you must take, and lesse of the milk, and drop this Medicine into thine Eye with a feather, morning and Evening, and twice in the afternoon. This is proved.

For the Eyes. A medicine for any that have the small Pox fallen into their Eyes

Take Pimpernell and stamp it, and strain it, and take the juice thereof and drop it into your Eyes, where the small Pox is, with a feather, morning and evening, and this is a speciall good Medicine for a Pin, a Web, or a Pearle in the Eye.

For the Eyes. For a hurt in a mans Eye that cometh with a stroke

Take Betany two handfulls, and beat it small in a mortar, and put thereto the white of an Egge, and break it with the other in a mortar, and take of the same liquor, and put it into thine Eye, and lay some upon the Eye, and bind it fast, and do so nine days, and be whole.

Another for the same

Take Egremony and bray it, and temper it with white Wine, and an Egge, and make a plaister thereof, and lay it to the outside of thine Eye, and if were almost out, it would heal it without doubt.

For the Eyes. To make a precious water for sore Eyes, that be fair to look on, and yet cannot see with them

Take Smallage, and red Fennell, Rue, Betany, Vervain, Pimpernell, Eyebright, Sage, and Salendine, of every one of these a quartern, and wash them clean, and stamp them in a very fair vessell, and take the powder of fifteen Peppercorns, and a pint of good white Wine, and three spoonfulls of good live Honey, and fifteen spoonfulls of the water of a man-child that is very young, then put all these together, and let it boil over the fire a little, and then strain it through a clean cloth, and keep it in a vessell or glasse well stopped, and when you will occupie it, put some of it into your Eyes with a feather, and if it dry away in the glasse, then put a little white Wine to it, and this is good for all sore Eyes; if thy Eyes be never so sore, in fifteen dayes it will heal thee. Probatum est.

For the Eyes. To make a precious water for sore eyes, and for all manner of sores, as followeth

Take red Roses, Smallage, Rue, Vervain, Maiden-hair, Eufrasia, Eyebright, Endive, Sengreen, Walwort, red Fennel, and Salendine, of every one of these half a quartern; wash them, and lay them in good white Wine twenty four houres, and then distill them, and the first water will be like gold, the second water will be like silver and the third like balm; keep it well in a viall or glasse, for it is worth any Balm for any manner of evill, or sore Eye, and this hath been proved many times.

For the Eyes. A medicine to clear the sight

Take clean Rose water a quantity in a sawcer, and take clean Myrrhe as much as a nut, and break it to powder small, and bind it in a clean linnen cloth, and let it lie in the Rosewater twelve hours, and then the water will wax somewhat red of the Myrrhe, then take of this water, and put it into your Eye, and this will clear the sight very well. Probatum est.

For the Eyes. For a Pearl and Web in the Eye

Take fine white Ginger and grate it upon a whetstone, and then beat fine a little white Coperas, and put to it, and when the Patient goeth to bed, put some of it with a quill into his Eyes, and when it hath been there a little while, take ground Ivy beaten, and strained, with womans Milk, and puit three or foure drops into your Eyes evening, and morning, after the white Coperas hath been in your Eyes half and hour. Probatum est.

Another for the same

Take fine white Ginger, beaten fine into powder, & searse it, and seeth it a great while in good whit Wine, and put it into a faire vessell of Latten well stirred, and let it stand in the vessell till it look green, then put it into a glasse, and when you have need of it, use it with a little white Coperas at the dressing; Or for the Web in the Eye, take the gall of an Hare, and clarified Honey by even portions, and mingle them together, and lay it on the Web, and within three nights the Web shall break and save the sight. Probatum est.

For the Eyes. A medicine for sore Eyes, and for the Megrim in the head

Take the white of a new laid Egge clean taken from the yolk, and a spoonfull of white Ginger, and a spoonfull of strong white Vinegar made of Malmsey, or white Wine, and a spoonfull of clean Rose water; but first the white of the Egge must be well beaten, and then to the oyl of the Egge put your other things above written, and beat them all together, then take Flax, as much as will make two plaisters, for either Temple one, with a cloth, and dip it into the medicine, and bind upon every Temple one with a cloth, and take heed the medicine do not touch your Eyes, and do this three or four nights together, and every morning the Eyes will cleave together with the Gumme; but this medicine hath brought to sight them that were eight weeks stark blind.

For the Eyes. To draw Rheume back that falleth into the Eye

Take an Egge, and rost it hard, and slit it into two parts, and lay it hot to the nape of the neck, and thou shalt find ease presently.

For the Eyes. To save a mans sight a long time good

Take a crop of Rue, and another of Camomile, and eat them fasting, with a fig or two three dayes in a week, and this will save thy sight.

For the Eyes. For the Eyes that run full of water, and be bleared

Take the juice of Rue foure spoonfulls, and two of Honey, and mingle them together, and when you go to bed, put thereof into your Eyes and keep it in together, and use this, and it will help thee. Or take two or three roots of red Fennell, and the leaves also, and a branch of Salendine, and a good race of white Ginger, pared and beaten flat, and if one be not great enough take two races, put all these into half a pint of running water and cover it, and use to put of this water into your Eyes, when you go to bed, and an houre before you rise in the morning; when you take thereof strain it.

For the Eyes. To make a good water for sore Eyes

Take Fennell, Rue, Eufrace, Vervain, torn Mintill, Betany, red Roses, Endive, Sowthistles, call'd Chicken meat, Pimpernell, red Salendine, Filago, the leaves of Piony, the leaves of white Vine, March, Egremony, Sinkfoil, called Woodbine, of each a like quantity, bray them well together, and the first day lay them in white Wine, the seond day lay them in the Urine of a man-child, the third day, lay them in the Milk of a woman, that feedeth a man-child, the fourth day, in clean Hony, and then distill them with a clean fire softly, and keep that water well, for it is excellent.

For the Eyes. For a Pin and Web in the Eye

If there be a Pin and Web in the Eye, or other blemish in the ball of the Eye, take water of Pimpernell, Vervain, or Salendine.

For the Eyes. To clear the sight, or for rednesse of the Eyes

Take Salt and Ginger, and make it in fine powder, and temper it with white Wine, and let it so stand a day and a night, then take off the thinnest ryne, and wet your Eyes with a feather to bedward.

For the Eyes. A regiment for them that have sore Eyes

Take heed that you always keep your body loose, and abstain from fire, smoke, wind, dust, and over hot and cold aire, and from weeping, and long reading of small  letters, from over long watching, over much drinking of Wine, and eating late, for all these are noysome to the Eyes; also all vaporous things, as Onions, Leeks, Garlick, Mustard, Pease, and Beans are very dangerous; forbear day sleep, and behold green things, clear and precious.

For the Eyes. A finger powder that drieth and taketh away the redness of the Eyes

Take Tutty prepared an ounce, Antimonie half an ounce, Pearles two drams, red Corall a dram and a half, pound all these together very fine, and keep them in a box of Tyn, and use when thou hast need.

For the Eyes. A water to clarifie the dimnesse of the sight

Take the juice of Fennell, and Salendine, Rue, and Eyebright, of each toe ounces, Honey and ounce and a half, Aloes, Tyme, and Sarcocell, of each half an ounce, the caul of a Capon, Chicken or Cock, two drams; Nutmegs, Cloves, and Saffron, of each a dram, Sugar Candy six drams, put all into a limbeck of glasse, and distill it, and of this water put into your Eyes, and if you could get the liver of a Hee-Goat, and mix with the said things in the distillation, that water will be of much greater vertue, and almost without comparison.

Another for the same

Take the green Walnuts husks and all from the trees, with a few Walnut leaves, and distill thereof a water, to drop into your eyes.

For the Eyes. For blear Eyes

Take the juice of Wormwood, and mingle it with water made of the white of an Egg, and put it into thine Eyes, and it shall put the blood and aking away.

For the Eyes. A water to clear the sight

Take Fennell, Vervain, Roses, Salendine, and Rue, of each two ounces, and distill them, and wash thine Eyes therewith, for it is good for all manner of sore Eyes.

For the Eyes. For a blast in the Eye

Meddle not with it with medicines, but wear before thine Eye, a piece of black Sarsenet, and eat neither Garlick, nor Onions, nor drink no Wines, nor strong Ale, and it will away.

For the Eyes. For a bloodshotten Eye

Take the white of two new laid Egges and beat them to a watrish spome; then put Tow unto it, and three nights together lay it to thine Eye, and bind it fast, and renew it every night, and wear a green cloth before thine Eye.

For the Eyes. For a white that doth grow over the black of the Eye

First purge the Rheum with Anacardine, and Sternutations, or Gargarices, and then make a plaister made with the white of two Egs, & beat it well together, and then put to it a little Honey, and after that put to it Flax, or Tow, and to bedward lay it over the Eyes, and let it lie all night, and in the morning wash thine Eyes with cold water, and a fine cloth; do this three nights one after another, and be whole.

For the Eyes

First, if it do come of Rheume or corrupt blood, purge Rheume, and blood; if it do come otherwise, be let blood in a vein called Mediana, and use locall waters as waters, to mundisie the place, and then use Salves sanative.

Medicines for the Head. For pain in the Head

Take the juice of Ivy, that groweth upon trees, and oyl of Roses, and mingle them together with Wine, and anoint your Head therewith, and this will make it leave aking. Probatum.

Medicines for the Head. To purge the Head of evill humors

Take the root of Pellitory of Spain, and chew a piece thereof on either side of thy mouth, between thy gumms, and close thy mouth fast, till the water cometh down; then let the water go forth, but hold the root still a quarter of an houre.

Medicines for the Head. For lightness in the Head

Take small tents of linnen cloth, and dip them in Cinamon water, and put them into thy nostrills, and thou shalt be help't presently.

Medicines for the Head. A remedy for the Head

Take the juice of Ivy leaves, mixt with Oyl, and Vinegar, and rub therewith your temples, and your nostrills.

Medicines for the Head. An excellent medicine

Take a farthingworth of Pellitory of Spain, and a quarter of Stavesacre seed, and beat both together, and then drink a draught of Malmsey, and put a spoonfull of this powder in your mouth, rolling it up and down, till your mouth be hot, and full of flegme, and then spit it all out; then take a stool and set before you, and lay a cushion under your knees, and set a bason under your mouth, and gape as wide as you can, and then the flegme will void from you out of all the members of your Head to the bason, and let it go; use this once in a year, and you shall be the better for it, a long time.

Medicines for the Head. For hair that faileth on thy Head

Take and bray Linseed, and mingle it togther with oyl-Olive, and when it is well beaten together, anoint thy Head therewith three or four times, and this will heal thee, or take oyl of Tartar and warm it, and then rub your Head with it, or any place that is scald, eight or nine dayes, and the hair will come again.

Medicines for the Head. For the weakness of the Brain

Take a handfull of Rosemary, Sage, Marjoram, Hysop, Betany, the leaves, and roots; and the seeds and roots of Pyony; wash all these said herbs , and put them into a pottle of fair Water, and let them seeth together untill the one half be wasted; then take out the herbs, and put to the said water almost half a pint of Honey clarified, and let it boil well together with a dram of Stecados, knit in a linnen cloth; and let it boil till the sweetness of the Honey be boiled out: then take out the Stecados, and put thereto a quarter of an ounce of Cinamon, three Nutmegs well bruised, and put them to the same liquor, and seeth them together a good while; then strain it through a linnen cloth, and for use to drink it morning and evening, and it shall comfort thy brain.