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Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 33


Give him my own electuary, [rx ] drachm i ½ of cinnamon, and drachm i of each of these: spikenard, lignum aloes, sanders, anise, endive; drachm ½ of each of these: red roses, gariofil, cummin, and red sanders; a scruple of each of these: cardamomum, spodium, i.e. burnt ivory; drachm ½ of each of these: storax, calamint, borage flowers, bone of stag's heart, unbored pearls; and 1 lb. of sugar. Make this with two parts of honey and rose water and the third part of water of borage; and it is good in every weakness of the heart, whatever time it occurs;299 and I have often proved its goodness myself.