Tes iatrikes kartos, or, A treatise de morborum capitis essentiis & pronosticis adorned with above three hundred choice and rare observations ...
Bayfield, Robert, b. 1629.

CAP. LXII. De Hyposphagmate, seu Suggillatione.

〈 in non-Latin alphabet 〉, The Hyposphagm or Sugillation (as they call it) is a blemish or spot, reddish, or black and blew, arising from blood poured forth of the veins being opened, and common to the tunicle Cornea.

Sugillatio in adanata tunica salubrior, quàm in Cornea.

In curing this malady, blood-letting is most necessary; and of locall Medicines, the blood of a Turtle or Pigeon taken out of its wing is excellent at the beginning, the cure being then most easie. Or a Collyrium composed ex san∣guine columbarum ex alis detracti, ʒ ii. lactis mu∣lieris temper. ℥ ss. thuris, ℈ i. Also the Ca∣taplasm of Hyssop, sodden with Cows milk, is praised of Avicen; or the tops of Hyssop may be boiled in ordinary and common water, and ty∣ed up in a little bag, and so applyed. We may Page  103 withstand the Inflammation by the white of an Egg well shaken together; and if there be pre∣sent any pus, or purulent matter, the same may be lessened by a Collyry composed ex mucilag. foenugr. cum aqua foeniculi, & melle rosaceo.

Water of Honey does most certainly take a∣way spots of the eyes; but if the eye be pained withal, the pain must first be asswaged, before this water be used: And so much of the diseases of the Adnata Tunicle; next follows those of the Tunicle Cornea.