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Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 58


Item take burnt willow bark and mix it with vinegar; this will cure warts on being applied to them, and porrigo and ficcus i.e. soft warts near the anus; there are a number of little granules in them as are in figs, and therefore they are called ficcus, for ficcus is the same as fig; and on whomsoever they be, let him drink the juice of pipinella, and apply it whole to them as an emplaister, and it heals.