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.