Granatorum. Of Pomegranates. The rind cools, and forcibly binds, stays fluxes, and the menses, helps digestion, strengthens weak stomachs, fastens the teeth, and are good for such whose gums waste. You may take a dram of it at a time inwardly. Pomegranate flowers are of the same virtue.
Gatrujaci. See the wood.
Juglandium Virid. Of green Walnuts. As for the outward green bark of Walnuts, I suppose the best time to take them is before the Walnuts be shelled at all, and then you may take nuts and all (if they may properly be called nuts at such a time) you shall find them exceeding comfortable to the stomach, they resist poison, and are a most excellent preservative against the plague, inferior to none: they are admirable for such as are troubled with consumptions of the lungs.
Lauri. Of the Bay-tree. See the root.
Limonum. Of Lemons. The outward peel is of the nature of Citron, but helps not so effectually; however, let the poor country man that cannot get the other, use this.
Mandragora Rad. Be pleased to look back to the root.
Myrobalanorum. Of Myrobalans. See the fruits.
Macis. Of Mace. It is hot in the third degree, strengthens the stomach and heart exceedingly, and helps concoction.
Maceris, &c. It is held to be the inner bark of Nutmeg-tree, helps fluxes and spitting of blood.
Petroselini Rad. Of Parsley root: opens obstructions, provokes urine and the menses, warms a cold stomach, expels wind, and breaks the stone. Use them as grass roots, and take out the inner pith as you were taught in smallage roots.
Prunelli Silvestris. Of Sloe-tree. I know no use of it.
Pinearum putaminae. Pine shucks, or husks. I suppose they mean of the cones that hold the seeds; both those and also the bark of the tree, stop fluxes, and help the lungs.
Querci. Of Oak-tree. Both the bark of the oak, and Acorn Cups are drying and cold, binding, stop fluxes and the menses, as also the running of the reins; have a care how you use them before due purging.
Rhaphani. Of Radishes. I could never see any bark they had.
Suberis. Of Cork. It is good for something else besides to stop bottles: being dry and binding, stanches blood, helps fluxes, especially the ashes of it being burnt. Paulus.
Sambuci, &c. Of Elder roots and branches; purges water, helps the dropsy.
Cort. Medius Tamaricis. The middle Bark of Tameris, eases the spleen, helps the rickets. Use them as Ash-tree bark.
Tilliæ. Of Line-tree. Boiled, the water helps burnings.
Thuris. Of Frankinsenses. I must plead Ignoramus.
Ulmi. Of Elm. Moderately hot and cleansing good for wounds, burns, and broken bones, viz. boiled in water and the grieved place bathed with it.
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