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Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 29


Then be this emplaister made for him: [rx ] roses, sanders, endives, plantain, barley meal, and vinegar; and let the sick man not lie down;700 or he may be purged with juice of plantain, solatrum or sorrel, the which warm, and add a


little vinegar; soak a linen cloth therein, and apply to the liver, but not to any other part; give him a drachm or two of spikenard every day, along with purified whey of goat's or cow's milk.