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Author: Ponteus, John.
Title: The true every man & woman their own doctor: or, a salve for every sore: Being a book full of rare receipts for the most dangerous distempers incident to the bodies of men, women and children; and is very fit to be in all families against any time of sickness, gathered out of the library of that famous traveller Dr. Ponteus and now publish'd for the good and benefit of the kingdom; and being nothing but what is experienced by many thousands of people in city and country, doing good to many. Don't read only but practice also, then speak as you find; and give God the praise in all things. With six most excellent receipts for all sorts of cattle whatsoever. Licensed according to order.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The true every man & woman their own doctor: or, a salve for every sore: Being a book full of rare receipts for the most dangerous distempers incident to the bodies of men, women and children; and is very fit to be in all families against any time of sickness, gathered out of the library of that famous traveller Dr. Ponteus and now publish'd for the good and benefit of the kingdom; and being nothing but what is experienced by many thousands of people in city and country, doing good to many. Don't read only but practice also, then speak as you find; and give God the praise in all things. With six most excellent receipts for all sorts of cattle whatsoever. Licensed according to order.
Ponteus, John.

London: printed by F.L. for Matthias Drew, bo[ ] living in St. Sepulchres Church yard, and sold by himself, and [ ] living in Red-Lyon Court in White-cross-street, 1676.
Subject terms:
Medicine, Popular
Medicine
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A90816.0001.001

Contents
title page
Every Man and Woman their own Doctor
I. For the pain in the Head.
II. To Purge the Head.
III. For the Megrim in the Head.
IV. For a Scald Head.
V. For sore and blood shot Eyes, or Rhume, hot or cold.
VI. A Water to clear the sight.
VII. For a Pearl and Flegm that grows over the Eyes.
VIII. To help the Hearing.
IX. For the Rickets in Children.
X. For stinking of the Mouth.
XI. For a Mouth that is staid with heat.
XII. To recover a Mans Speech.
XIII. For a Canker in the Mouth.
XIV. To make Teeth white.
XV. To take away the Tooth-ach in half an hour.
XVI. For a Red Face.
XVII. To make the Face fair.
XVIII. For boarseness in the Throat.
XIX. For sore Breasts.
XX. For the Spleen.
XXI. For a stinking Breath.
XXII. To stay Vomiting.
XXIII. For the Running of the Reins.
XXIV. For the heat of the Liver.
XXV. For the Black Jaundies.
XXVI. For the Yellow Jaundies.
XXVII. For the wind Cholick.
XXVIII. For Worms in the Belly.
XXIX. For Griping in the Guts.
XXX. For the stone.
XXXI. For the Scyatica in the Hyp.
XXXII. For the Gout, and all manner of Aches.
XXXIII. To kill Corns on Feet or Toes.
XXXVI. To drive out the small Po
XXXV For the Cramp.
XXXVI. For the Ague and Feaver.
XXXVII. To make one sleep well.
XXXVIII. For the biting of a Mad Dog.
XXXIX. To kill a Tetter or Ringworm.
XL Against the Plague.
XLI. For a Cut on the finger or Hand.
XLII. For a Consumption
Six most excellent Receipts for all sorts of Catt
For faint Cattle, as well Cow, or Ox. Bull or Steer.
An excellent Drench to be given to Cat-tle at the Spring or fall of the L
A Soveraign Drink for all manner of Cattle that you suspect to be Lung
Against the Murren.
For a Gald Horse Back, or Fistula, a present Cure.
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