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Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 4


Item the same effect is caused by anything that drives bad vapour to the heart, such as worms;248 matrix in qua retinentur menstrua corrupta; corrupt humours in the liver, or the spleen; and it is produced by the clogging of the pores and the passages; through excessive heat of the heart, and thinness, or heat, or cold of the humours; and through excessive pains of the teeth, the head, or any other part of the body; or through ulcers, imposthumes and pus; and because of sickness that comes from249 aches of the teeth, or nerves.