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Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 14


If the cause be produced by hot food, give him a vinegar syrup and cold things, that cool the stomach and the liver within and without; bread made with vinegar, triasandal (diatrionsan:) along with camphor. If the cause be labour or motion, let him rest and rub oil of camomile and violets to his joints; and apply fomentations thereto, of roses, violets and camomile. Give them (the patients) food that nourishes well, such as eggs, small fish, and the genitals of a cock. To escape this fever coming from fatigue99, know ye, whatever man may make a long journey, if he carry ragweed in his hand, the walking will not hurt him, as100 Alibertus says.