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Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 36


If necessary apply an emplaister to the afore-mentioned members, of cowdung, saffron and cumin seed, the which cures them: it is not proper to give them any kind of medicine709 in this case, and many people I have cured here with drinks and digestive clysters in turn, and with partial stupes to the feet and calves, and by rubbing water of roses or andivia to these members and the liver,710 without anything further. But I was long in doing it, for the disease cannot be cured in a little time.