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Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 17


Item another syrup that is good against every cold disease of the nerves, according to Johannes Mesue. [rx ]605 Foxglove drachm4&12frac;; thyme and calamint ounce i of each; anise, and pellitory, scruple6 of each; long pepper drachmiii; ginger, cinnamon, calamus aromaticus and saffron drachm1&12frac; of each. Tie up the latter606 things in a linen cloth, and make a syrup of them, along with honey


and sugar, and the amount that is meet for him thereof is drachmii with water wherein is boiled spikenard and sage.