The use of this oyntment is this . . .

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The use of this oyntment is this . . .

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The use of this oyntment is this: as first a wenn Nointed
twice or thrice a day and chafe it in be fore ye fire yn lay a linn
cloth
which you must continue nointing [itll] be noisom yn re
new it,. it is proper for a greene wound bathed with a fether dyst
in ye o[n]tment as hot as you can indure it dip a rag in it & lay on ye
wound, for a Burn do as before but it ye scin be broke use it moder
atly hot, uce it in ys maner for a scald head, Take ye quanty
of an hisele nut for a surfit or any poisnes disease for a fisteld
or ulser uce it as you did for a grene wound, For ye stone in ye
Kidneys eat ye quantaty of a nutmeg morning & evening drink
after it a gill of white wine made redy to boyle & sneered with suger
but not burned for worms [inserted above: tek] it in soardly bathe ye navell & cap a cloth dipt in it to it

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Ochsner, Elizabeth
Le, Vincent

Source

Elizabeth Fairfax cookbook, Collection #C0202, Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.

Publisher

George Mason University Libraries

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Public domain. There are no known restrictions.

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