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Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 29


There are many [...] simples that are required for relieving the heart, and many compound things, and there are hot simples and cold simples and medium compounds.291 The following are the hot simples that relieve the heart: amber, i.e. the sperm of the whale, and storax, and calamint, lignum aloes, nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves, sweet-smelling wine, elecampane, saffron, melissa, mace and setwall.