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Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 40


The following medicine can be made up in every case of dropsy, whether it be hot, or whether it be cold, provided it be watery dropsy: [rx ] Take roots of fennel and iris, a little of each, endive, maidenhair, liverwort, wood sage, a fistful of each; red and white sanders; drachm 2 of each of these:—


cinnamon and spikenard, a little wormwood leaf, as it is bitter, anise and andivia seed, drachm 3 of each; drachm 1½ of sugar, and make a pound of them. Should it be desired to make it stronger, add [...]718 of the limbs because of its penetration.719


K. Varioli sunt parva opostema.