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Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 33


Then apply a poultice of these to the belly: [rx ] rue, parietary, walwort, cumin, cowdung, and oyster shells; seethe them well together (?)704 and put hot, on a thin piece of woollen cloth (?), and apply round the navel, as far as the share. When it cools, heat it and put it about him again: this is more efficacious fasting than after food.