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Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 13


The cure of this fever is accomplished first by cold moist things, and by cold wet foods; then by electuaries; then by baths; then unguents; and then by regimen of food and drink; and after that by things148 that correct the air, and through the cure of the accidents. These are the cold wet thin things: food and medicaments. These are the medicines: common syrups, syrup of water rue, syrup of roses, and of violets. If it be accompanied by putrid149 fever, then a vinegar syrup is good, and simple and compound oxymel.150