|Title:||An excellent treatise teaching howe to cure the French-pockes with all other diseases arising and growing thereof, and in a manner all other sicknesses. Dravvne out of the bookes of that learned doctor and prince of phisitians, Theophrastus Paracelsus. Compiled by the learned Phillippus Hermanus, phisition and chirurgion. And now put into English by Iohn Hester in the spagiricall arte, practitioner.|
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An excellent treatise teaching howe to cure the French-pockes with all other diseases arising and growing thereof, and in a manner all other sicknesses. Dravvne out of the bookes of that learned doctor and prince of phisitians, Theophrastus Paracelsus. Compiled by the learned Phillippus Hermanus, phisition and chirurgion. And now put into English by Iohn Hester in the spagiricall arte, practitioner.
Paracelsus, 1493-1541., Hermanni, Philippus,, Hester, John, d. 1593,
At London: Printed [by Iohn Charlwood], Anno, Dominj. 1590.
A translation, by John Hester, of the German by Paracelsus.
Printer's name from colophon.
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
Syphilis -- Early works to 1800.
❧ To the worshipfull the Maister VVardens, and generall Assistants of the fra∣ternitie of Chirurgions in London: Iohn Hester wy∣sheth them all the true direction to the perfect way of knowledge in their Science, according to their profession.
To the Reader.
❧ A Table contayning the princi∣pall matters in this Booke.
Capit. 1. Of the Pockes, hovv to knovv them, and the cause whereof they spring.
Capit. 2. Of the abuse vsed in the curing of the Pocks, by annointing or saluing.
Cap. 3. Of fumegation or smoking, with correcti∣on of the abuse vsed therein.
Capit. 4. Of vvashing vvith water.
The correction of this washing with Mercurie.
Capit. 5. Of launcing or opening of Tumors.
An attractiue Plaister.
Capit. vj. Of curing the Pockes by sweating.
The Drinkes which are vsuall giuen for the Plague.
The correction of sweating, vvhereby the Pocks may be cured.
The preparing of Mercurie to prouoke sweat.
Capit. 7. Of curing the Pockes by Seege, vvith laxatiue Medicines.
The second part of this Booke, which treateth of curing the Pockes vvith drinkes made of Lignum guaiacum, after a good and perfit order.
Capit. I. Of the nature and vertue of the vvood called Lignum vitae, or Guaiacum.
Capit. 2. Hovve to choose this VVoode, and which is the best.
Capit. 3. Howe to prepare the Drinke.
Capit. 4. VVhat regiment the Patient is to obserue.
Capit. 5. Of the great paine in the head, which taketh away the sleepe.
The curing of the paines in the head of those that are Phlegmatick, and Mellancholick.
Capit. vj. Of madnesse or idlenesse of the head, called Insania.
The Phlegmatick and the Mellancholicke must be thus cured.
Capit. 7. Of the Falling-sicknesse, called in Latine Epileptia.
The curing of the falling sickenesse in Phlegmaticke and Mellancholie persons.
Capit. 8. Of Polipus an ill disease in the nose, whereof commeth the Cancer.
For the Phlegmatick and the Mellan∣cholicke, it must be prepared thus.
Capit. ix. Of shortnes of vvinde, coughes, and stuf∣finges in the breast.
The drinke for the Phlegmatick and the Mellancholick.
Capit. 10. Of the diseases in the stomacke, as paines, quesines, vomiting, &c.
For the Phlegmatick and the Mellan∣cholick, how he is to be cured.
Capit. 11. Of diseases of the Liuer, as obstruction Aposteme and the Dropsie.
To cure the diseases of the Liuer in Phlegmatick and Mellancholike Patients.
Capit. 12. Of the diseases of the Mother, as the su∣perfluous issue of menstrums and to stay them, and of barrennesse.
To cure the diseases of the Mother in the Phlegma∣tick and Mellancholick women.
Capit. 13. To cure the Cancer in any place of the bodie wheresoeuer.
To cure the Cancer in colde com∣plexions.
Capit. 14. Of all other Vlcerations, whether they come of the Pockes or otherwise.
For the Phlegmaticke and the Mellancholicke.
Capit. 15. Hovv to cure the Rupture.
To cure the same in Phlegmatick and Mel∣lancholicke persons.
Capit. xvj. Of Podagra or the Goute.
For the Phlegmaticke and the Mellancholick.
❧ Faultes escaped in the Printing.