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Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 75


Item moss of a tree (lichen?) boiled in wine or in


oil is good for every imposthume that is in a sinewy member: the scrotum is sinewy,505 therefore it is good for it. Item watercress with water, honey, and salt avails for swollen testicles, if the cause be cold; and for every cold watery imposthume. Item turpentine and salted pig's lard is good for hard imposthumes. Item wallwort, and rue, and bean meal, is good as a poultice in every windy imposthume.