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Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 10


Item let things be given to drink, and a gargarism, and then put treacle on the tongue, and if he can, let him swallow it. In order to restore their memory to them, make an electuary of two parts of lign aloes, and cassia linea, and the third part of euphorbium mixed with pellitory and honey,


and give them a little at a time. Shave the back of the head, then rub it hard, and scarify it and immediately rub in the same things boiled. If the cause be compound, take roses and violets, and camomile, and mellilot (?), and boil them, and let them be rubbed in briskly to the back of the head, and dry at once.