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Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 19


As to the third thing mentioned, know ye, that the following drink serves to expel them. [rx ] ounce 1½ of dried figs, 2 of fennel seed, and saffron, if you fear syncope; boil in 2 lb. of water until it reach the half,754 sweeten with honey and use: Avicenna says it expels the unnatural heat from the heart.