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[. . .] [. . .] [Nitre] [. . .] Salt Venus Salt Armonieck A Crucible Tarter Mars Vitreoull Mercury Urin Saturn Fire Sulfer Aire Jubiter, tinn [. . .] Water Sol, the Sun, Gould Earth Luna, the Moon, Silver Day Arsenick Night [. . .] [. . .] Vineger Distilled Vineger Crocus martis Sublimate mercury

2. Being good for the [. . .] plague, bruses, poysons, cr Tak clene wax a quarter of a [pound] cut it into smale peces. Put it into a pint of good sack. Put it all into an earthen pott and sett it over the fire. Melt the wax then put into it 1/2 [pound] of Venus tirpintine and a pint and half of sallat oyle. Let the tirpintine be washed in rose water, boyle al together till they be incorporated or till half a pint or more be wasted. Pour of the water and p[ut] into it an ounce of red sanders [of] very fine [p]owder then stir them together till they be colde. The dose is as much as a nutmeg or an ounce, acording to the age, strength of the patient or the disease, given in a cup of good sak. This is good also for smale pox or measels, for strangury or ulcers in the blader.

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Apothecary weights

Apothecary Symbols

*see abbreviations below table

Symbol Name TR (*) ME (*)
lb, li, libr. libra, pound apothecary's pound 373.243 g
ss semis half half
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)

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