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Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 34


Item in (cases of) weakness of the heart, drachm ii of juice of bugloss300 is good regularly if the cause be cold; and it improves it to add gariofles. Item against syncope and palpitation of the heart give drachm i of gold filings; and drachm iv of these: been albi, and been rubri; drachmiii of red and white coral; drachm i of


pierced pearls; drachm ½ of bone of stag's heart; make a powder and use in food and drink. I do not know of a better cure than it for diseases of the heart, and it is called ‘Golden Powder’; and it is not known how often it has been approved in this case(?).301