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Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 51


In the case of trembling cardiaca, rubbing of the extremities and round the heart avails; and let him smell the following:341 ambergris, and roses, for cold things should be mixed with hot and dry here, so that they may last the longer, also hot things with cold, so that they may penetrate the easier. Let a linen cloth be soaked in rose water and put round the heart,342 and it will relieve it, and give mace and gariofles to cornfort it. A light bath is good in cardiaca or syncope.