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Author: Vicary, Thomas, d. 1561.
Title: The English-mans treasure with the true anatomie of mans body / compiled by ... Mr. Thomas Vicary, Esquire ... ; whereunto are annexed many secrets appertaining to chyrurgerie, with divers excellent approved remedies ...
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Print source: The English-mans treasure with the true anatomie of mans body / compiled by ... Mr. Thomas Vicary, Esquire ... ; whereunto are annexed many secrets appertaining to chyrurgerie, with divers excellent approved remedies ...
Vicary, Thomas, d. 1561., Turner, William, d. 1568., Bremer, William., Boraston, William., Mondeville, Henri de, 14th cent., Lanfranco, 13th cent., Ruscelli, Girolamo, d. ca. 1565., Fioravanti, Leonardo, 1518-1588., Ward, William, 1534-1609., Hester, John, d. 1593.

Printed at London: By B. Alsop and Tho. Favvcet ..., 1641.
Alternate titles: Profitable treatise of the anatomie of mans body
Notes:
First published as: A profitable treatise of the anatomie of mans body, 1548. The earliest extant ed. is of 1577. Cf. DNB.
Largely based on a medieval English compilation dating from 1392, which was an abridged version of passages from H. de Mondeville and Lanfranco of Milan. The "annexed secrets" contain extracts from J. Hester's translation of A short discours ... uppon chirurgie by L. Fioravanti (London, 1580) and W. Ward's translation of The secretes of ... Alexis of Piemont [i.e., Girolamo Ruscelli?] (London, 1562).
Reproduction of original in Cambridge University Library.
Includes index.
"Of the bath of Bathe, in England ... written by William Turner ... gathered and set forth ... by William Bremer": p. 79-94.
"A necessary and briefe relation of the contagious disease of the pestilence ... by W. Boraston": p. 273-292.
Subject terms:
Anatomy, Human -- Early works to 1800.
Medicine -- 15th-18th centuries.
Surgery -- Early works to 1800.
Plague -- Early works to 1800.
Health resorts, watering-places, etc. -- England -- Bath (Avon) -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A64906.0001.001

Contents
frontispiece
title page
TO THE RIGHT VVORpfull: Sir ROWLAND HAYWARD Knight, President of little St. Bartholmewes in West-Smithfield, Sir Ambrose Nicholas Knight, with the rest of the Wor: Masters and Governors of the fame; William Clowes, William Beton, Richard Story, and Edward Baily, Chyrurgions of the same Hospitall, wisheth Health and Prosperity.
TO THE RIGHT HONOVRABLE, EDMOND WRIGHT, Lord To the Right Worshipfull, Sir NICHOLAS RAINTON Knight, President; To the right Worshipfull, Sr. MAVRICE ABBOT Knight; To the Worshipfull, MARTIN BOND Esquire, Treasurer: And to the Worshipfull, Alderman HARRISON, Alderman SOAME, and others the Governours of the Hospitall of little St. Bartholmewes neere West-Smithfield, London: T. F. wisheth Health and Happinesse.
To the Reader.
THOMAS VICARIE to his Brethren, practising Chyrurgerie.
THE CONTENTS OF THIS BOOKE.
A TREASVRE FOR ENGLISH-MEN. Containing the Anatomie of mans body: Compiled by Thomas Vicary Esquire, and Sergeant Chyrurgion to King Henry the 8. to King Edward the 6. to Qu. Mary, and to our late gracious Soveraigne Lady, Queene ELIZABETH. And also, chiefe Chyrurgion of St. Bartholmewes Hospitall for the use and com∣modity of all unlearned Practitioners in Chyrurgerie.
CHAP. I. Heere I shall declare unto you shortly and briefly, the sayings and determinations of divers ancient Authors in three Points, very expedient for all men to know, that intend to use and exercise the Mysterie or Art of Chyururgerie. The first is, to know what Chyrurgerie is: The second is, how that a Chyrurgion should bee chosen: And the third is, with what properties a Chyrurgion should be indued.
OF THE ANATOMIE. CHAP. II. The Anatomie of the simple Members.
CHAP. III. The Anatomie of the compound Members, and first of the Head.
CHAP. IIII. In this Chapter is declared the five things contay∣ned within the Head.
CHAP. V. The Anatomy of the Face.
CHAP. VI. The Anatomie of the Necke.
CHAP. VII. The Anatomy of the Shoulders and Armes.
CHAP. VIII. The Anatomy of the Lungs.
CHAP. IX. The Anatomie of the Haunches and their parts.
CHAP. X. The Anatomie of the Thighes, Legges, and Feete.
DIVERS THINGS VERY necessary for every Chyrurgion to have in a readinesse. PART. II.
For Medicines.
For Powders.
For Unguents.
For Emplasters.
Of five Hearbes which a good Chyrurgion ought alwayes to have.
OF WOVNDS. PART. III.
A Definition of Wounds by their causes.
What Wounds are.
In the Curing of greene Wounds consists a five-fold scope or intention.
How a sicke man should Dyet himselfe being Wounded.
REMEDIES FOR all Captaines and Souldiers that Travell, eyther by Water or by Land. PART. IIII.
A rare secret, the which this Author did send to a very friend of his being in the Warres: the which helpeth all wounds eyther by Cut, Thrust, galling with Arrowes, or Hargubush-shot, or otherwise.
Of Wounds in the Head, with fracture of the Bone.
Of Wounds in the Head, where the Bone is not offended.
Of Concussions or Bruises, as well in the Head as any other place,
Of Wounds in the Necke and the order to be used in curing them.
Of Wounds in the Armes, and their importances and Medicines.
Of Wounds in the Legs, and their parts.
A Discourse upon old Wounds, which are not yet healed; with their Remedies.
A rare secret to heale Wounds of Gunshot, Arrowes, or such like, in the Wars, when hast is required.
To heale a Wound quickly.
To heale a Wound quickly, that is in danger of any Accidents.
To stay the fluxe of Bloud in Wounds.
Another for the same.
A defence to be layd upon Wounds.
A secret Powder for Wounds.
To make a resolutive Plaister of great vertue. This Playster is to resolve Tumours and hardnesse, if it bee layd thereon very hote, and when it is cold, to lay on another, and this you shall doe till the hardnesse be resolved: and it is made in this Order.
To make a maturative Plaister of great vertue. This maturative doth open an Impostume without Instrument or paine: And the order to make it is this.
A Composition of great vertue against all Ulcers and Sores.
A Note of a certaine Spanyard, wounded in the head at Naples.
For to heale Hurts and Wounds.
To stanch the blood of a Cut.
Another for the same.
For to staunch the bloud of a Wound.
The Lord Capels Salve for Cuts or Rancklings, com∣ming of Rubbings: It is also good Lip-salve.
For to draw and heale a Cut.
A Salve for fresh Wounds.
A Salve that cleanseth a Wound and healeth it.
To kill dead Flesh.
A Playster for old Sores.
For Canker, Fistula, Warts, or Wounds, new or old.
A Salve for any Wound.
To helpe the Ach of a Wound.
To heale Wounds without Plaister, Tent, or Oyntment, except it be in the Head.
To heale a Wound that no scarre or print thereof shall be seene.
OF THE BATH OF Bathe, in England. PART. V.
The rare Treasure of the English Baths. Written by WILLIAM TVRNER, Doctor of Physicke. Gathered and set forth for the Benefit and Cure of the Poorer sort of people, who are not able to goe to the Physitians, by WILLIAM BREMER, Practitioner in Physicke, and Chyrurgerie. CHAP. I.
CHAP. II. Certaine Rules to be obserued of all them that will enter into any Bath, or drinke the water of any Bathe.
A Briefe Treatise of Vrines, as well of Mans Vrines as of Womans, to judge by the Colour which betokeneth Health, and which betokeneth Weaknesse, and also Death. PART. VI.
Hereafter followeth all the Vrines that betokeneth Death, as well the Vrine of Man as of Woman.
Hereafter followeth sundry VVaters and Medicines, meete for Physicke, and Chyurgerie, As also Oyntments and Plaisters. PART. VII.
The Nine Tastes.
Signes of Sicknesse by Egestion.
Signes of Life or Death by the Pulses.
OF WATERS. Here followeth ni precious Waters, and first to make Water of Philosophers. PART. VIII.
The second Water is called Poetalis, & aqua Dulcedimus Occulorum, and it is made in this manner as here∣after followeth.
To make Aqua Vitae
To make Aqua Magistralis.
A precious Water for Eyes that seeme faire, and yet be blind.
A Water that will make one to see, that did never see.
To make another Aqua Vitae.
The vertue of the third Water.
The vertue of the fourth Water.
The vertue of the fift Water called Aqua Lasta.
To make the sixt water called Dealbantiums.
The seuenth Water called Aqua Consuitivae.
The eight Water called Aqua Huplaciam, the double Water.
Water of Pimpernell, the ninth water.
To make water of Sage, the tenth Water.
The making of Waters, and first of greene Waters.
Another greene Water.
Waters for old Ulcers.
A good Drinke for the Gummorium Passio.
A water for old Vlcers in the Armes.
A Water for a Canker.
A Femicorie Water.
A Water of Rosemarie.
Water of Verven.
A Locion for a sore Mouth.
A Water for a sore mouth.
A compound Water.
Behly Water.
A good Barley water for all Diseases of the Lungs, or Lights.
A good Drinke for the Poxe.
Doctor Stevens Water.
A very good drinke for the Cough.
A restorative made of the Herbe Rosa Solis, with other things, and gather it in June or Iuly.
OF VNGVENTS. PART. IX.
The making of Oyntments, and first of Ʋnguentum Basilicum.
The golden Unguent, called, Vnguentum Aureum.
To make a drying Vnguent, called Vnguentum Calliminaris.
To make the white Oyntment called Vnguentum Album Rasis.
To make Vngueutum Lytargerii.
To make Vnguentum Lypcione.
To make the Incarnative Vnguent.
Another Incarnatiue Unguent.
To make Unguentum Viride.
Another Unguent.
A drying Unguent.
An Vnguent against the Morphew.
An Vnguent called Rosye.
An Vnguent for Vlcers in the Arme.
An Vnguent against Cabes.
An Unguent called the gift of God.
A precious Vnguent.
Another Vnguent against Cabes.
To make the greene Oyntment called Vnguen∣tum Viride.
An Vnguent to increase Flesh.
An Vnguent to heale the Serpigo.
An Unguent for Fistuleas.
A cold Vnguent.
An Unguent for a sawse fleame Face.
An Vnguent for the Piles.
Another Vnguent for the Piles.
To make Unguentum Lipcium.
To make Vnguentum Fanscome.
To make Ʋnguentum Aegyptiacum.
To make Ʋnguentum Dunfinnitive.
To make an Unguent for the Skerby.
To make an Vnguent for Vlcers in Childrens faces.
To make the Sinnitive Oyntment.
To make an Vnguent for the Itch.
To make an Oyntment for the Morbus.
To make the Dunsymitive Vnguent.
To make Vnguentum Dulsum.
To make Vnguentum Bassillicon.
To make a Mundifigitive.
To make Vnguentum Rosine.
To make Gibsons Incarnative.
To make a yellow Incarnatiue.
To make another Incarnative.
To make an Unguent for the Piles.
Another fumetive Ʋnguentum.
For the blacke Iaundies.
To make Vnguentum Foscovem.
Vnguentum Veride.
Vnguent Posteleris.
An Oyntment for the Stone and Collicke to be made in May.
OF PLAISTERS. PART. X.
To make a resolutive Plaister of great vertue. This Plaister is to resolve Tumours and hardnesse, if it be laid thereon very hot, and when it is cold, to lay on another, and this you shall doe till the hardnesse be resolved: and it is made in this order.
To make a maturative Plaister of great vertue. This matura∣tive doth open an Impostume without Instrument and paine: And the order to make it, is this.
A Plaister Bessilicon.
Another Plaister.
The Mellilote Plaister.
The Musiledge Plaister.
Another Plaister.
A plaister of Camphere.
A Spiced Plaister.
A Plaister called Apostolicum.
A Drying Plaister.
A Plaister for the Gowt Arteticke.
A Plaister to slake paine.
A Plaister against the coldnesse of the Nerves.
A good cold drying Plaister.
A red Plaister.
A blacke Plaister.
A blacke Plaister for old Sores.
A Plaister to dissolve hard things.
Another blacke Plaister.
A Plaister against old Sores.
A cold Plaister.
A Plaister to draw an Apostume.
A Plaister for the Lords marke de Wiser
The white Musilage Plaister.
A Spiced Plaister.
A Plaister for old Sores.
A Sparadrope.
A drying Plaister.
Oliver Wilsons Plaister.
To make a Sparadrope.
To make the Mellilote Plaister.
To make a Seare-cloth.
To make the Plaister called Flowesse.
Another Plaister.
To make the Playster Occinicione.
To make a Plaister Inplumhie.
A Plaister of Camphere.
To make a noble Plaister, for a soone as the Plaister is warme, the paine will be gone, and it is called a Spice-Plaister.
To make a speciall Plaister for all manner of cold Aches.
To make a Plaister that Sir William Ferrington let a Squire that was his Prisoner goe for, quite without ransome.
To make Coulman Plaister.
To make the Mellilote Plaister.
To make the Deaguloune Plaister.
A Plaister for all manner of Sores, and especially for all greene Sores.
Another for the same approved.
A Plaister for the Stiche.
A Playster for the Phrifie.
A Plaister for the Collicke and Stone.
A Plaister for the Head-ache, and for hot Agues.
A hot drawing Plaister, called Flowis.
A Plaister called the vertue of our Lord.
A Plaister for a sore Brest that must bee broken.
A Plaister to heale it.
To make a Seare-cloath.
OF MEDICINES and Remedies. PART. XI.
Here followeth divers Medicines and Remedies for to heale all Diseases curable, by the grace of God; as also the nature and property of certaine Hearbes and Plants belonging thereun∣to. And first a most excellent Remedy to helpe the Fluxe of the Body, with a certaine discourse thereon.
For Perbreaking, and for Fluxe.
The excellent vertues of Cardus Benedictus.
A discourse as concerning Cornes in the feete or elsewhere with their remedies.
An experimented Science for hoarsenesse, though it hath long lasted.
If a man stand in feare of the Palsie.
Of the cause of our Sciatica, and how yee may helpe it.
A Medicine for the Gowte.
A speciall Remedy against the Gowt.
A Plaister for the same.
Stubbes Medicine for the Gowte.
Another Plaister for the Goute.
Another for the same.
For apricke of a Thorne, or any other thing.
A Remedy for burning and Scalding.
Another for the same.
To kill a Tetter or Ring-worme.
For a winde or a Collicke in the belly.
For the Collicke.
Against the Shingles.
To heale a wound in ten dayes, as by proofe hath beene seene.
For ache in the Backe.
For to heale in foure dayes the scalding with water or any other thing, without Plaister or Oyntment, it hath beene tryed and found true.
To heale the Itch.
To heale Sores or Tetters.
To remedy the swelling of the Legges.
A good Drinke to strengthen the heart and all the members, if a man drinke halfe an Egge shell full of it morning and eve∣ning, with as much good wine.
A speciall Medicine to cause sleepe.
An sie Remedy for the Tooth-ache.
For swelling in the Throate.
For the Canker in the mouth.
To make the Face faire and the Breath sweet.
A Remedy for a red face or a red nose.
A Remedy to qualifie the Coppered Face that is ucurable.
A speciall good dyet for all copperous Faces.
An easie Remedy to make the Teeth white.
To take away the stinking of the mouth.
A Remedy for sore Eyes.
A proved Medicine for the bleeding at the Nose, called the Ladie Maries Medicine.
Against a stinking Breath.
Eor an evill breath.
For the Head-ache, and clensing of the same.
To heale a swolne Face, that is hurt or marred by reason of some strange Scorching, which onely chanceth when the Sublime is not good.
To make an aking Tooth fall out of himselfe, without any Instrument or Iron Tooles.
To kill Lice and Nits in the Head.
To remedy or to helpe Blood-shotten eyes, comming by any Rheume, Fluxion, or such other like cause.
For the Tooth-ache.
To fasten the Gummes and loose Teeth.
To take away the Tooth-ache.
Against the Crampe.
A Remedy for the Collicke.
A Powder for the Collicke and Stone.
A Remedy for the Collicke.
A Medicine for the Collicke.
For the Collicke and Stone.
A Powder for the Stone.
For the Collicke.
A Medicine to purge the Head.
A Medicine for a scald Head.
For the Head-Ache.
For paine of the Head.
For deafenesse in the Eares.
To make Honey of Roses, called Mel Rosarum.
Another making thereof.
For the Pockes.
A true Medicine for the Jaundies.
A Remedy for the Stone.
For the Liver that is corrupted and wasted.
For heate in the Liver.
For to make haire grow.
For to take away Haire.
To know whether a woman shall conceive or no.
To make a barren woman beare Children.
To make a woman have a quicke Birth.
For all manner of Lamenesse or swellings.
Eor to stay the Laxe or Fluxe.
A speciall Remedy for the Stone.
For the sweating Sicknesse.
For him that pisseth Blood.
For the Canker in the Mouth.
A powder for the same.
To know the Fester and Canker.
For a Canker in the body.
For a Canker in a womans Pappes.
A good powder for the Canker.
A good feate for the Canker, Fester, Botches and Sores, old and new.
To slea the Canker or Marmoale.
For the Canker in the mouth.
To make a red Water to slea the Canker.
To take away the Canker.
For the Canker in the mouth.
A powder for the Canker.
For Canker, Fistula, Warts, or Wounds, new or old.
A good Medicine for the Canker and Sores.
For the Canker in the mouth.
For Canker old or new, or Marmole.
For the Canker.
For a Canker in a mans body, and save the man.
For the Head-ache.
Another for the same.
Another for the same.
Another for the same.
Another for the same.
Another for the same.
Another for the ssame.
Another for the same.
Another for the same.
Another for the same.
Another for the same.
Another for the same.
Another for the same.
Another for the same.
Another for the same.
Another for the same.
To cleanse the Head.
For the Head-ache comming of the stomacke.
For Ache in the hinder part of the Head.
A principall Medicine for the Head.
For a man diseased in the Liver and Spleene.
A Drinke to be used after this Oyntment.
A Plaister for the Spleene.
A principall Medicine for the Head.
For a man diseased in the Liver and Spleene.
A Drinke to be used after this Oyntment.
A Playster for the Spleene.
Another for the same.
A Drinke for the same.
For the Spleene.
To purge and amend the Heart, Liver, Spleene, Stomacke, Lunges, and Braine.
To dissolve the hardnesse of the Spleene.
A Soveraigne Medicine for the Spleene, and to clense the body.
For the Spleene.
For Ache in the Backe.
To stay the Backe, and helpe him that consumeth.
Another for the same.
For the Bladder and the Reynes.
To stay the Backe.
For Ache in the Backe and Legge.
To take away the paine of the Reynes of one that is low brought.
A Plaister for the Reynes.
For all Diseases in the Backe.
For paine in the bladder, and to make it whole for ever.
Against running of the Reynes.
A Syrope for the Backe,
To provoke Menstruum Mulieris.
Another.
Another.
Another.
Another.
Another.
Another.
Another.
Another.
To stop Menstruum Mulieris.
Another.
Another.
Another.
To stop white Menstruum and red.
Another for the whie.
Another for the same.
Of Fearne.
To take away heate and inflamation of a Member.
A Locion for inflamation of Balam.
A Locion for a sore Mouth.
A preparative.
To make Vergent milke.
Another of M. Doctor axleys.
A Plaister for the Collicke and Stone.
A Plaister for the Headache, and for hot Agues.
A comfortable Powder for the Heart.
Another Remedy that breaketh the stone, which being used a certaine time; will cause the stone broken, never after to harden in the bladder.
Another proved Medicine for the Stone.
Another remedy for the Stone, and to cause the voydance of Urine.
A proved Medicine to avoid the Urine that hath beene long stopped, also for the Stone.
A very good water for the stone, proved.
To breake the Stone.
The Lady Gath, her Medicine against the Plague.
Against the new Ague, by D. Langdon.
To kill the Paulsie.
A remedy for the Dropsie.
Against stopping of the Pipes.
Against Hoarsenesse.
To cause good fasting of meate.
For the yellow Jaundise.
Doctor Argentines Medicine for the Stone.
For Wormes in the Bellie.
Another for the same.
An approved Remedy for a Woman that hath her Throwes before her time.
A Drying Powder for old Sores.
A Powder for the Strangury.
For Gomora Passie.
For a sore Legge that is swolne with the Axis or Ague.
For the Collicke and Stone.
Eor a Megrim in the Head.
For the Ague or Axis.
For the Tooth-ache.
For a sore Brest.
For a sore eye that burneth and is watrie.
For to stoppe the Bloody Fluxe.
For the Strangulion.
For a Fellon.
For the Stone.
A Medicine well proved for the Megrim.
A Medicine for the Ague.
For to heale a sore Eye, that is hurt with a small Pocke.
For a sore Eye with a Pinne and a Web.
For a sore Eye that Itcheth and pricketh.
For a Ciatica or Ache in the Bones.
Another for the same.
For the Stone.
For the Collicke.
For Sore Eyes.
To stoppe a great Laske.
To cause one to make Water.
For the Wind Collicke.
For to make Water for the same.
For to bind one from the Laske.
To kill the Tooth-ache, or a Ring-worme, or a Tetter.
For a broken Head.
For Chilblaines in the Feet or Hands.
For a Stitch.
For an Ache or a Bruise.
For to skin a sore Finger, or broken Skinne.
For a cold Ague.
For a vehement Cough in young Children.
A singular Oyntment which healeth all Burning with Fire, not leaving Circratis or Scarre where it hath beene.
A perfect Remedy against the Collicke, and to make a man pisse, that hath beene three or foure dayes without making water, and that in the space of halfe an houre, and it will breake the Stone within tenne or twelve dayes.
To make white Teeth.
To make a cleere voyce.
To make a Perfume suddenly in a Chamber where a sicke man lyeth.
A very soveraigne Salve for old Sores.
A Medicine for a swelling in the Cheeke.
Another for the same.
A Medicine for the Mother.
A Medicine for a Stitch or Bruise.
A Remedy for Wartes.
A Remedy for a wild or running Scabbe.
A Remedy for a Fellon.
A remedy for Wormes in the belly.
A remedy for sore Eyes.
A remedy for Scalding with Water.
A remedy for Burning with fire.
A remedy for the Tooth-ache.
A Remedy for the Fluxe.
A remedy for the Cappes.
A Remedy for the Shingles.
A Remedy for a Tetter.
Another Remedy for a Tetter.
A Remedy for the Kibes.
A Remedy for Hoarsenesse.
A Remedie for the Mother.
A Remedie for the Itche.
A Remedy for the Fluxe.
A Remedie for falling out of the Fundament.
A Remedy for the same.
A Remedy for the Ache.
A Remedy for the Itch.
A precious Powder for a Web in the Eye.
Another for the same.
A precious Medicine for sore Eyes.
A Medicine for the Head-ache
A profitable Medicine for Deafenesse of the Eares.
A Medicine to staunch bleeding at the Nose.
A Medicine for the Tooth-ache, or for Wormes in the Teeth.
A Medicine for stinking Teeth or a stinking Breath.
A Medicine to make Teeth white.
A Medicine for the Cough.
A Medicine for diseases in the side.
A Medicine for the Morphew.
Another for the Morphew
For the heate in the Kidnies.
A Medicine for one that bloodeth often.
Another to staunch bleeding at the Nose.
Another to staunch the bleeding of a Cut or Wound.
For to kill Wormes in the belly.
For one that is bruised with a Fall.
To make a Poultis for swelling.
A Medicine for one that is broken.
For the shrinking of the Sinewes.
A Salve to take dead flesh out of a Sore.
For the staying of the fluxe.
For the Piles.
For the falling of the Evalow, or other paine in the Throat.
A Medicine for a sore Throat.
For weakenesse in the Backe.
For all manner of euill in the Head.
For the Carbunckle or Impostume in the Head.
To take away Pock-holes or any spot in the face.
For the Sciatica.
To restore a man to Nature, that is in a Consumption.
To restore the Braine.
Another for the same
A good medicine to clarifie the Head and purge the evill Humors cleane away.
For a Fellon.
A Medicine to stop the Fluxe.
A Medicine for an Impostume in the Body.
A Medicine for the yellow Jaundies.
A Medicine for all manner of Aches.
A Medicine for the Wind collicke.
For faintnesse in the Stomacke, or the Morphew.
A Medicine for the Collicke and Stone.
Another Medicine for the same.
For the paine at the Stomacke.
For to stay one from Vomitting.
A Medicine for one that is in a Consumption, or for any disease at the Heart, or any part of the Body.
A Medicine for the Stone and Strangulion.
For the Stomacke that is bound.
Another for the same.
For the Wind-Collicke.
An excellent Medicine for the Wind-collicke.
An inward Medicine for the paine in the bottome of the belly.
An outward Medicine for the same, being taken both together.
Good-man Murfords Medicine for the paine in the stomacke concerning lacking of winde: Davis.
For the Cough.
For the Cough.
An Oyntment for the Collicke and Stone.
Another for the same.
A Medicine for the Stone and Strangulion.
Take not this water following, till the Stone breake away by Shivers.
For the Stone.
Another for the same.
A Salve for any Wound.
A Drinke for the Head which is out of course.
To stop a Laske, or the Flixe.
To make Oyle of Elder flowers, good for a fall, or a Bruise.
To heale the Dimnesse of the Eyes.
For a stroake in the Eye.
For a Bruise.
For a ore Mouth.
For the watering of the Eyes, and Darknesse thereof.
For an olde Sore.
For a Fellon.
For an Itche.
Another for the same.
A Medicine for a sore Leqqe.
Master Arthur Edwards Receipt for the precious Oynt∣ment which came from Persia and Muscovia, which is bood for all Aches.
A Remedy for Deafenesse of the Eares.
A Medicine for the Collicke and Stone.
A Remedy for a Cold.
A Medicine for the Cough.
An Oyntment that will drive away Lice from a mans body.
A very good Drink for an Ague, if one shake.
Another Drinke for the Ague.
A drinke for one which is troubled with a paine in his Backe and maketh water that one may cut it with a knife, which the Doctor saith, is by reason he is trou∣bled with a Worme in the bottome of his belly.
For an Ague. By Doctor Turner
For the Backe.
For a Scurffe in the Body.
A worthy Balme.
For sucking Children having the Morbogallico.
A Sare-cloth for Aches.
To make a Poultis.
An oyle for the Gowte, and for the Sinewes that be shrunke vp.
To take away Wars.
To make a cold Oyntment.
Another cold Oyntment.
For the Ague. P. Bucke.
For the Ague.
For the Collicke and gripings in the Belly.
Another for the same.
A plaister for the same.
For the Stone in the Reines or in the Bladder.
Another for a grosse, or a strong Person.
For the Stone.
For evill in the Bladder.
Powder to breake the Stone.
For the Stone.
Another for the same Disease.
For to make a man pisse that cannot.
A Medicine for to keepe Teeth from stinking, and to make them white.
For the Tooth-ache.
A Medicine that the Tooth-ache shall never vexe you more.
To make a Powder to whiten Teeth, and fasten them, and to heale the Tooth-ache.
For all manner of Tooth-ache.
Another, and if thy Tooth be hollow.
A Medicine for Teeth.
Another for the Tooth-ache.
Another for the same.
A Powder to make white Teeth.
For smarting or pricking in the Eyes.
For blood-shotten Eyes, and other diseases in the Eyes.
For eyes that be red, and full of blood.
For the Eyes that be red with Itching.
A precious water for Eyes.
For eyes that be Running.
For eyes that be Blasted.
A Medicine for sore Eyes.
An excellent good Water to make cleare eyes and sight, if your eyes be not pure and cleane.
A precious Medicine to take away the Web in your eyes.
A very good Medicine for a Pearle in the Eye, or Pin and Web.
For watering of your eyes.
For the Pin and the Web.
To make a stinking Breath sweet.
A Medicine to make one to have a sweet breath.
A Medicine to destroy a stinking Breath.
For a stinking Breath.
A Medicine for a Canker.
For a Canker in the mouth.
For a dry Canker.
For a Canker in the Mouth.
For the Canker in a womans Pappe.
For the Canker.
Another for the same.
Another.
For the Quotidian Feaver or Ague.
Another for the same.
For the Feaver Quartaine which taketh one every third day with a sore fit.
Another proved Medicine for this Disease.
A Medicine for an Ague o Quartaine.
A Plaister to take the Ague or any other ache out of a Womans Brest in the time of her Child-bearing, if it come.
A Principall water for the Palsie.
For the Palsie.
For the dry Coughe.
A good Fumigation forth French Poxe confirmed.
Pilles against Morbo.
To make your Drinke.
To make your Bisket.
A Receipt, and a Soveraigne Dyet for the French Poxe. Proved.
The order of your Fare.
A marvailous secret to preserve a man from the Plague, and hath beene proved in England of all the physiti∣ans, in that great and vehement Plague in the yeare 1348. which crept through all the VVorld: and there was never any which used this secret, but hee was preserved from the Plague.
A soveraigne Drinke to preserve one against the Plague or Pestilence.
Another for the same.
Another Preservative against the Plague.
A good Drinke to be used to those that are infected with the Plague.
For all Aches or paines in the Ioynts where ever they be a very true and well approved Medicine.
To make a Seare-cloth for all manner of Aches.
A most excellent and approved Cure for the Sciatica.
An approved and incomparable Cure for the Palsie.
An excellent Receipt for the Strangury.
A compleate Cure for a Tetter or Ring-worme.
An excellent Cure for the Rheume.
A Medicine for the Mother.
An Exquisite Remedy for the Spleene.
An excellent Medicine for the Gowte, and to draw out all Evill Humours out of the Head, or for paine in the Eyes or Eares, or Impostumes.
An excellent Dyet drunke for all inward Diseases.
The first Boyling.
The second Boyling.
The third Boyling.
Another excellent good Dyet Drinke.
Another excellent Physicke Drinke.
An excellent Medicine for the Iaundise.
A rare Medicine for the sharpnesse of the Vrine.
An excellent Fomentation for the Stone.
An excellent and approved Remedy for the Cough of the Lungs.
An excellent and sure Remedy for a swelling or sore Throate.
An excellent Salve to cleanse and to heale Wounds.
An excellent Remedy to stanch vomiting Incorporated.
An excellent Remedy for the Head-ache or Megram.
Another for the Head-ache, A Medicine worth Gold.
An excellent Medicine for the Spleene.
An excellent helpe for sore Eyes.
An excellent Remedy for an old paine or griefe, in the Head.
An excellent Remedy for heat in the Backe.
An excellent Remedy for the swelling in the Stomacke.
A Remedy for the Tooth-ache.
An excellent Purgation and very gentle.
An excellent Remedy for the Lungs that are perished.
An excellent Remedy to kill and heale a Cankar.
An excellent Cure for the biting of a Mad Dogge.
An excellent Medicine for an Ache or griefe in any Limbe.
A very good remedy for an Ache in the bones, or any part of the body.
An excellent cure for the Crampe.
A Cure for a Scald Head.
An absolute and approved Medicine to Cure the rednesse of the face.
An excellent Medicine for the Falling sick∣nesse.
An Admirable remedy for benummed Limbes.
To stanch bleeding in any place.
A Remedy for the Bloody Fluxe.
For paine or swelling in the Throat, a very good remedy.
An excellent Remedy for a Pin or Web in the Eye.
An excellent Dyet-drinke for the Dropsie.
An excellent Remedy for a Loosnesse in the body.
A Remedy for an Impostume.
An excellent Cure and Remedy for a sore▪ Breast
An excellent remedy for the Feaver or Ague, especially in a body of a weake Constitution.
Another for an Ague in one that hath a strong body
Another for the Ague.
An excellent Remedy for the Stone in the Blad∣der, to provoke Vrine from one that ma∣keth water but by drops.
Another excellent Remedy for the Stone.
An Injection for the Stone.
An easie yet approved Medicine for the Stone.
An excellent Remedy for the Cough of the Lungs, for the Liver, and for a Con∣sumption.
An excellent Cure for a sore Throat.
Another for a swolne or sore Throat, a sure remedy.
An excellent Medicine for an Ache, swelling, Spraines, and for the strengthning of any Sinew in any part of the body.
For a stripe in the Eye, or an humour falne into the eyes.
Another for dimme-sighted eyes▪
Another for watering Eyes of paines in them, or distillations that comes from the Head.
For one that vseth to Swound or faint at the heart, an excellent remedy.
To draw out a Splinter of Wood or Iron, or other things out of the Flesh.
An excellent remedy for one that is Broken bel∣lyed or burst.
An excellent helpe for those that cannot hold their Water.
Certaine tokens of Death in a sicke Man.
An excellent remedy for the removing of a Wenne.
For a Timpany.
For one that is in a Consumption.
To make a womans Dugs little round and hard.
For Lamenesse in the Ioynts.
An excellent Antidote against the Plague or Poyson.
An excellent Preservative against the Plague.
How to breake a Plague sore.
For a paine or swelling in the Privy parts.
Another for the Cods that are swolne.
For the paine of the Mother.
For an Ache in the Ioynts, a Plaister.
For the Ache in the Backe.
Another speciall good Medicine for the same.
For a Burning or Scalding.
Another being a most excellent Medicine for the same.
An excellent helpe for the Piles.
A necessary and briefe Relation of the Contagious disease of the Pestilence, with the Causes, Signes, and Cures of the same. By W. BORASTON of Salop, Practitioner in Physicke and Chyrurgerie. PART. XII.
Wherein is shewed the Causes with most certaine Pre∣servatives against the Infection thereof.
Presages and Judgements, taken from the Superiour bodies, and Constellations of the Heavens.
Furthermore, there are assigned seaven Prognosticks, presa∣ges, or signes of the Pestilence, more common and vsually ob∣served, as hereafter follow: viz.
Meanes to prevent Infection, the Causes and Prog∣nosticks, being already declared.
The first Preservative.
Another Preservative.
Another.
Another Preservative.
Rules to be observed in Common Communities.
Against the Symptomes of the Pestilence.
Of Fleubotomie.
As for Example.
A Medicine for the Plague, or for sicknesse of the Soule.
A Prayer.
A very necessary Table, wherein the Reader may finde out very readily any Medicines or Cures, contayned in this Booke.
table of contents
index of diseases
list of approved medicines
colophon