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A Medicine For All Manner Of Sores

This is an excerpt from The Good Housewife's Jewell
(England, 1596)
The original source can be found at

A medicine for all manner of Sores. Take vnwrought Waxe, Turpentine, oyle Oliffe, Sheeps Tallowe, or Deeres Sewet, a quantitye of euery of them, and then take a quantitye of the iuice of Bugel, the iuice of smallage, a quantitye of Rossen, and boyle them all together ouer a soft fire, stirring them alwaies till they be well mingled, and that the greennes of the iuyce be come, and then straine it through a faire cloth into a cleane vessell, and this shall heale Wounde or Sore whatsoeuer it be.


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