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Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 18


It if be caused by phlegm,752 the matter may be digested with syrup of fumitory and oxysacchara,753 and thus it is prepared. [rx ] take ounce 1 (?) of sugar, 8 lbs of sour apple juice, drachm 3(?) of vinegar, and put in a tin vessel on a fire. Mix well till they come to the quantity of the sugar; then put them in a pipkin: this decoction to be used as an electuary; and is good in quotidian fever, quartan, tertian, and ague. It purges the choler in the stomach; and give it early with wine in hot water.