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Author: Paracelsus, 1493-1541.
Title: Paracelsus his Dispensatory and chirurgery.: The dispensatory contains the choisest of his physical remedies. And all that can be desired of his chirurgery, you have in the treatises of wounds, ulcers, and aposthumes. / Faithfully Englished, by W.D.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Paracelsus his Dispensatory and chirurgery.: The dispensatory contains the choisest of his physical remedies. And all that can be desired of his chirurgery, you have in the treatises of wounds, ulcers, and aposthumes. / Faithfully Englished, by W.D.
Paracelsus, 1493-1541., W. D.

London: Printed by T.M. for Philip Chetwind, and are to be sold by Stationers, 1656.
Alternate titles: Dispensatory and chirurgery
Subject terms:
Medicine
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Contents
title page
to the reader
The Table and Contents of this BOOK.
TREATISE I. OF the Medicinal Vertues and Pre∣parations of Hellebore.
Treatise II. Of the strange vertues of Arsmart.
Treatise III. Of the vertues and preparations of CORALS.
Treatise IV. Of the vertues and preparation of St. Johns-wort.
Treatise V. Of the vertues of the Load-stone.
Treatise VI. Of the Preparations and Medicinal Ver∣tues of Turpentine, of Ebbony, and of Mummy.
Of Ebbony Wood.
Treatise. VII. Of the secrets, and wonderful Medici∣nal vertues of Vermin.
Treatise VIII.
Treatise IX. Of the Medicinal and Chymical Vertues and Preparations of Coperas.
A Treatise of Wounds: Containing the Cures of Wounds by cuts, Fractures, Burnings and Scaldings; the Bitings of Venomous Beasts, &c.
A Treatise of Ulcers.
A Treatise of Aposthumes.
A Treatise concerning long Life.
PARACELSƲS HIS DISPENSATORY.
TREATISE I. Of the Medicinal Virtues and Pre∣parations of Hellebore.
CHAP. I. There are two kinds of Hellebore, viz. Younger and Elder: the younger is for young people, and the elder for old people.
CHAP. II. Hellebore a singular Medicine for pro∣longing life: How it wa the ancient Physicians.
CHAP. III. The Cure of the Falling-sickness with black Hellebore, and the severall wayes of preparing it.
Another Preparation of the Leaves and Root of Hellebore.
Another Addition.
CHAP. III. The Cure of the Gout with black Hel∣lebore.
CHAP. IV. The Cure of the Palsie and Hydropsie, and other Diseases, with black Hel∣lebore.
TREATISE II. Of the strange Vertues of Arsmart.
CHAP. I. How the Arsmart should be used for any Wound or Ulcer.
CHAP. II. What other Diseases are cured by Ar∣smart, viZ. Inflammations, Tooth∣ach, &c.
An Addition, more fully explaining how this herb should be used for Wounds, Ʋl∣cers, &c.
TREATISE III. Of the Vertues and Preparations of CORALS.
CHAP. I. What kind of Coral is best: The Ver∣tue of it against Spirits, Melancho∣ly, vain Phansies, &c.
CHAP. II. The Vertues of Coral more particular∣ly, with their proofs; shewing these operations of Coral to be true and natural.
Other Vertues of Coral.
Other Vertues of Coral.
Other Vertues of Coral.
Other Vertues of Corall.
CHAP. III. The marks of the best Coral; How it should be prepared and exalted: the vertues of its Essence.
The Exaltation of the Vertues of Coral.
TREATISE IV. Of the Vertues and Preparations of St. Johns wort.
CHAP. I. The vertues of S. Johns wort for phan∣tastick Spirits, worms and wounds.
CHAP. II. When the St. Johns wort must be pul∣led out of the ground, and how it must be used against Phantastick Spirits.
When the St Johns wort must be pulled out of the earth; and how it should be used for Worms.
CHAP. III. How the St. Johns wort should be pre∣pared for Wounds, Bruises, Fractures of the bones and Ulcers: and how it should be used when it is prepared.
TREATISE V. Of the Vertues of the Load-stone.
CHAP. I. The Vertues of the Load-stone, and how it should be used.
CHAP. II. In this Chapter you have the vertues of the Load-stone more particularly for several diseases.
Addition.
TREATISE VI. Of the Preparations and medicinal Vertues of Turpentine, of E∣bonie, and of Mummie.
CHAP. I. The difference of the wild and the plan∣ted Larch-tree: and that the na∣tural place of the Larch-tree ma∣keth much for the goodnesse of the Turpentine.
CHAP. II. That the right Turpentine is equall to the Indian Balsom in its preserving Vertue: and how it hath this ver∣tue by the influence of the Stars, and by the Elements, is fully explained.
CHAP. III. The vertues of Turpentine.
CHAP. IV. The Preparations of Turpentine.
CHAP. I. The preparations and vertues of Ebony wood.
A short and speedy way of curing a Rupture by this Medicine.
CHAP. II. The Vertues of Mummy.
TREATISE VII. Of the Secrets, and wonderfull Medicinall Vertues of VERMINE.
CHAP. I. The Medicinal vertues of Serpents.
CHAP. II. The medicinal vertues of Serpents.
CHAP. III. The medicinal vertues ef Serpents.
CHAP. IV. Preservatives to keep us from the harm of Serpents, Adders, and Snakes.
CHAP. V. The Medicinal vertues of the Toad and Spider.
CHAP. VI. Paracelse compared with other Phy∣sicians.
CHAP. VII. The Medicinal vertues of Earth∣worms.
CHAP. VIII. The Medicinal Vertues of the Earth-worme, and of the Crab fish Cancer.
CHAP. IX. The Vertues of the Crab-fish Can∣cer.
CHAP. X. The Cure of those Marks in the body which the patient hath from the mothers womb.
TREATISE VIII. Concerning Common Salt, and Brimstone, their Medi∣cinal Vertues, and Preparations.
CHAP. I.
The Medicinal and Chymecal vertues and preparations of Brimstone.
TREATISE IX. Of the Medicinal and Chy∣micall Vertues and Pre∣parations of COPERAS.
CHAP. I. The kinds of Coperas, and the marks of the goodnesse of Coperas.
CHAP. II. The Medicinal Vertues of Coperas unprepared, and of Coperas calcined.
CHAP. III. Of the true Spirit and true oyle of Coperas, how they are made; and what are their Vertues.
CHAP. IV. Of the red Oyle of Coperas, com∣monly called, The Spirit of Vitrial, and its Ver∣tues.
CHAP. V. The Chymical vertues of Coperas, how it changeth Iron into good Copper, &c.
A Treatise of Wounds: Containing the Cures of Wounds by Cuts, Fractures, Bur∣nings, and Scaldings; the Bitings of Venemous Beasts, &c.
CHAP. I. Potions, which being Drunk, Cure any Wound.
The first Potion.
Another Potion.
Another Potion.
There is another Way of Preparing Wound-Drinks, viz. thus,
The Potion.
Another Potion.
Another Potion.
CHAP. II. Oyntments for Wounds.
recipe 1
Another.
Another.
CHAP. III. Oyls and Balsoms for Wounds.
recipe 1
Another.
A Balsome for Wounds.
CHAP. IV. Medicines to keep Wounds clean.
CHAP. V. Plaisters for Wounds.
recipe 1
Another.
Another Plaister, good to bring out of the flesh, pieces of iron; as of broken arm, or ends of arrows or darts, &c.
Another Plaister.
Another Plaister.
Another.
CHAP. VI. Powders by which Wounds and Ulcers are speedily closed up.
recipe 1
Powders which by their gluing facul∣culty close up wounds, are these following.
Another.
CHAP. VII. Remedies for the bleeding, pain, inflammation, &c. of wounds.
recipe 1
For the inflammation and pain of the wound.
For the Cramp in any member, caused by a wound.
For congealed and hardened blood within the body, or in the joynts, which comes of bruises or broken veins, &c.
CHAP. VIII. The cure of Fractures or broken bones.
CHAP. IX. The cure of those who are bit∣ten by a mad Dog, Viper, or any other Venemous Crea∣ture.
treatment 1
The Medicine to be taken inwardly.
The Medicine to be applyed outwardly to the place bitten.
A defensive Medicine.
A cure for the poyson of a Spider.
CHAP. X. The cure of Burnings and Scaldings.
And first for Burnings by the flame of Wood; and for scaldings by Milk, Oyl, Butter, or melted Rosin, &c.
The cure of Burnings by Metals, Mi∣nerals, Salts, and of Scaldings by Mineral waters, &c.
To cure a Burning by hot Quick-silver.
The cure of Burnings by Gun-powder, Brimstone, Salt-Peter, &c. and of Scaldings by scalding Aqua-fortis, which are the most dangerous of any, except the burning by Lightning.
The cure of burning by Lightning.
The Medicine to stop the Burning.
The other Medicine to take away that which is already burned from that which is sound, is this.
The cure of burning by a Bullet shot in∣to the body.
The cure of a member deadned by ex∣traordinary cold.
A Treatise of Ʋlcers: SECTION I. Describing the kindes of Ulcers, and their se∣veral Cures.
CHAP. I.
Cure.
CHAP. II.
Cure.
A potion for the Fistula.
CHAP. III.
Cure.
CHAP. IV.
Cure.
CHAP. V.
Cure.
The Stictick Plaister of Colophony is made thus.
CHAP. VI.
Cure.
CHAP. VII.
Cure.
CHAP. VIII.
Cure.
CHAP. IX.
Cure.
CHAP. X:
Cure.
CHAP. XI.
CHAP. XII.
A Treatise of Ʋlcers: SECT. II. Wherein are contained some rare Experimented Reme∣dies for Ulcers, especially for the Ulcers of the French Pox.
A Medicine to cleanse Ʋlcers.
A Medicine to fill up any Ʋlcer with flesh after it is cleansd.
A Medicine to take away dead flesh, or rotten bottom of an Ʋlcer.
The Balsom or Oyl of Tartar is made thus.
A good Plaister Oppodeltoch to fill an Ʋlcer with flesh, especially a Fi∣stula, or Cancer, or Syrone.
For a Sphacelus, to seperate the dead putrified part, from the sound part.
Experiments for Ulcers, especi∣ally for the Ulcers of the French Pox; And the first kinde of Experiments are Baths.
A good Bath to cure any Scab or Itch, especially the Scab of the French Pox.
Another.
The second kinde of Experi∣ments are Oyntments.
An Oyntment for those Ʋlcers of the French Pox, which begin to be dry.
Another Oyntment.
A good Plaister.
Another.
Another.
Another.
The third kinde of Experiments, viz. Wax Plaisters.
A Plaister.
Another.
Another.
Another.
The fourth kinde of Experi∣ments are Powders.
Mummy is excellent to fill an Ʋlcer with Flesh.
Another.
Another.
There are two Experiments of Amber observed by the ancient Physicians; the one is to fill up hollow sores, the other is to cure eating sores.
There are also two Experiments of Myrrh for curing foul Ʋlcers.
There is great vertue in Coperas to cure Ʋlcers, if you take from it the co∣rosive faculty; which may be done thus.
The Use and several Prepara∣rations of Quick-silver, for the French Pox.
The Oyl is made thus.
Another way to make the Oyl of Quick-silver.
A Plaister to cleanse Ʋlcers.
A plaister to be applyed to a place cauterized.
Another.
A sweating Medicine for the French Pox.
A Treatise of Ʋlcers: SECTION III. VVherein are described the Tinctures, which are Ca∣tholique Medicines for all kinde of Ul∣cers.
The Tincture of Gold.
The Tincture of Red Coral
The Tincture of Balsom.
The Tincture is extracted thus.
The Tincture of Antimony.
The Philosophers Salt.
Another.
The Use of the Tinctures.
The use of the Tincture of gold.
The use of the Tincture of Corals.
The use of the Tincture of Balsom.
The use of the Tincture of Antimony.
A Treatise of Apo∣sthumes, with their Cures.
I.
Cure.
II.
Cure.
III.
Cure.
The mortifying Medicine
Another consolidating Medicine.
IV.
Cure.
The defensive.
V.
Cure.
Another Potion.
VI.
Cure.
The Mucilaginous Medicine.
VII.
Cure.
The Cautery is made thus.
VIII.
Cure.
The Medicine to purge the Blood.
IX.
Cure.
X.
Cure.
XI.
Cure.
XII.
Cure.
XIII.
Cure.
The Pitch Plaister.
XIV.
Cure.
XV.
Cure.
XVI.
Cure.
XVII.
Cure.
XVIII.
Cure.
XIX.
Cure.
XX.
Cure.
The Swet-Corrosive.
The Dung Medicine.
XXI.
Cure.
XXII.
Cure.
The Ripening Medicine.
The Oppodeltoch Plaister.
XXIII.
Cure.
The Camphorated Oyntment.
The Plaister of Mummy.
XXIV.
Cure.
XXV.
Cure.
XXVI.
Cure.
XXVII.
Cure.
The Eating Medicine.
The consolidating Medicine.
A Caveat.
XXVIII.
Swelling of the Veins.
Cure.
A Caveat.
XXIX.
Cure.
A Medicine to bring down the Monethly courses in women.
A Medicine to bring out the Haemorrhoides.
XXX.
A Caveat.
Cure.
For the first cure.
For the second cure.
XXXI.
A Caveat.
Cure.
XXXII.
Caution.
Cure.
XXXIII.
Cure.
Another.
Another.
XXXIV.
Cure.
Another.
XXXV.
Cure.
XXXVI.
Cure.
A Gargarism to wash the Mouth and Throat.
Another.
The cure of the Squinancy.
The Gargarism.
XXXVII.
Cure.
Another.
XXXVIII.
Cure.
XXXIX.
The cure of Warts.
XL.
Cure.
Another.
Another.
Another.
XLI.
Cure.
Another Oyntment.
XLII.
A Caution.
Cure.
A Medicine to open the Tumor.
The cleansing Medicine.
The Consolidating Medicine.
XLIII.
Another.
The oyl of Lithargire is made thus.
XLIV.
Cure.
The maturative or ripening Medicine.
The cleansing Medicine.
The consolidating or fleshing Medicine.
XLV.
Cure.
XLVI.
Caution.
Cure.
Another.
XLVII.
Caution.
Cure.
Another.
Another.
XLVIII.
Caution.
Cure.
The Plaister is made thus.
XLIX.
Caution.
Cure.
A Potion.
Another Potion.
Another.
Another Pessary.
An Oyntment for the Patients back.
L.
Cure.
A Medicine to drive out a false Conception.
Caution.
A Medicine to preserve a Woman from false Conception.
LI.
Cure.
For the corrupt Excrements of the ears.
For corrupt Matter voided in the Ʋrine.
A Medicine to rectifie the Dung-Excrement.
For the stink of the Sweat.
LII.
Cure.
LIII.
For Corns in Feet or Hands. Caution.
Cure.
Another.
The Oppodeltoch Plaister.
LIV.
Caution.
Cure.
LV.
Cure.
A Treatise concerning long Life.
CHAP. I. All Medicines divided into three sorts, according to the threefold Age of Man; shewing, that each Age must have its own Medi∣cines proper for it.
CHAP. II. The Division of Medicines ac∣cording to the difference of dis∣eases, and what is the chief use of Medicine.
CHAP. III. What Life is? whether, and how it may be prolonged?
CHAP. IV. How the Life is prolonged by ver∣tue of the place where we live? by the four Elements? by the Stars? and by the ver∣tues of Herbs?
CHAP. V. The Life prolonging Medicine de∣scribed; how it should be used? to what use it is chiefly in∣tended? and to whom it is most effectual?
CHAP. VI. How we are preserved from those Diseases which come from the Stars, or from Witch∣craft, or from Imagi∣nation, &c.