Botanologia; The English Herbal

Botanologia; The English Herbal : Or, History of Plants: Containing I. Their Names, Greek, Latine and English. II. Their Species, or Various Kind's. III. Their Descriptions. IV. Their Places of Growth. V. Their Times of Flowering and

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1710 edition. Excerpt: ... and Throat, which do hardly come to Ripenels; for it digests, cleanses, consumes the Flegm sticking thereto, and discusses the Tumors by often gargling therewith. Dose four or six ounces Morning and Night. XV. The Pouder of the Root. If itsi is taken in a-' ny convenient Vehicle, it kills Worms, and drives them forth of the Body. It breaks and dilcuiles Wind in the Bowels, and resists Poyson and all sorts of malign Fevers. Dose one dram mixt with Honey, the Essence aforegoing, or any other proper Vehicle. _ XVI. The Ointment or Balsam. It cures simple' green Wounds, man times at once dressing, for itis an incomparable ulnerary. It ripens Apostems, and such other Tumors as will in time come to Suppuration. It digests old Ulcers, cleanses, incarnates, dries, _and in a short time induces the Cicatrize, or causes them to be healed. Applied to the Gout, it? eases the Pain, and in a short time cures it. XVII. The Catapla 771. It is made of the green' Herb and Root, and applied, it discusses Tumors in simple Contusions, and is profitable to be applied to' any place hurt or bruised by any Fall, Blow, or the like, or crushed by any Casualty, dissolving the clotted ot congealed Blood, and taking away the black and blew Marks, which may afterwards remain. XVIII. The distilled Water. It is good to wash green Wounds and old Sores, cleansing and drying' them: and given inwardly with the Juice or Essence, it cleanses the Body inwardly.-Ifa little white Vitriol is dissolved in it, it is then good against Scurff, Morphew, Herpes, Tettars, Ringworms, Itch, Pimples, runningSores and Ulcers, Freckles, Yellowness of the Skin, and other like Deformities, if the Parts afiected he two or three times a day washed therewith, and so suffered to dry on without wi more

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  • Paperback | 530 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 27mm | 934g
  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236941594
  • 9781236941596