29. For the Stoping of the Menstrus Tak nutmegs ℥ i, cinamon ʒ ii, safron ʒ i, cloves if you please ʒ i or ʒ ss, [iron] calsined the waight of all the rest al in fine pouder, dose as much at a time as will ly on a broad [shilling] morning and evening and a cup of good madera wine after it ther maye be added salt absinthiom or tobacco. 30. An Excelent medisen to break a sore with speed or few howers Take the iner bark of the roots of white thorne. Bruise it well and laye it upon the place whare you se best for the sore to break and after a litle while it will draw very strongly till the sore break and then will ceace then you may dress the sore with other medisin at your desir.
31. For Vometing and Loosnes in Men, Women, and Children Take an egg break a little hole in one end of it and put owt the white then put in about 1/2 spoonfull of baye salt. Then fill up the egg with strong rom or spirits of wine and sett it in hott ashes and lett it boyle till the egg be dry then take it and eat it fasting and fast an hour after it or drink a litle distilled waters of mint and fenill which waters mixed together and drank will help in most ordinary cases. cr 32. For a Person that is Distrated: if it be for a Woman Tak milk of a nurce that gives suck to a male child and also tak a hee catt and cut of one of his ears or a peece of it and lett it blede into the milk and then lett the sick woman drink it. Doe this three times.
|Symbol||Name||TR (*)||ME (*)|
|lb, li, libr.||libra, pound||apothecary's pound||373.243 g|
|℥||uncia, ounce, unce||apothecary's ounce||31.103 g|
|Q||quarta||quart||between 0.95 and 1.16 liters|
|ʒ||dragma, dram||dram||3.888 g|
|G||grana, grain||grain||0.065 g (65 mg)|
|A||ana||of each one||of each one|
|lb ss||libr. semi||half an apothecary's pound||186.623 g|
|℥ ss||semuncia||half an apothecary's ounce||15.552 g|
Name = Name in Text
TR = Translation
ME = Modern Equivalent (approx.; in grams and liters)