The breast. Nettles.
The heart. Bazil, Rue, &c. Mustard seed, &c.
The stomach. Annis, Bishop's weed, Amomus, Smallage, Cummin, Cardamoms, Cubebs, Grains of Paradise.
The liver. Annis, Fennel, Bishop's weed, Amomus, Smallage, Sparagus, Cummin, Caraway, Carrots.
The spleen. Annis, Caraway, Watercresses.
The reins and bladder. Cicers, Rocket, Saxifrage, Nettles, Gromwell.
The womb. Peony, Rue.
The joints. Water-cresses, Rue, Mustard-seed.
Cool the head. Lettice, Purslain, white Poppies.
The breast. White Poppies, Violets.
The heart. Orange, Lemon, Citron and Sorrel seeds.
Lastly, the four greater and four lesser cold seeds, which you may find in the beginning of the compositions, as also the seed of white and black Poppies cool the liver and spleen, reins and bladder, womb and joints.
According to operation some seeds
Bind, as Rose-seeds, Barberries, Shepherd's purse, Purslain, &c.
Discuss. Dill, Carrots, Linseeds, Fenugreek, Nigella, &c.
Cleanse. Beans, Orobus, Barley, Lupines, Nettles, &c.
Mollify. Linseed, or Flax seed, Fenugreek seed, Mallows, Nigella.
Harden. Purslain seed, &c.
Suppure. Linseed, Fenugreek seed, Darnel, Barley husked, commonly called French Barley.
Glutinate. Orobus, Lupines, Darnel, &c.
Expel wind. Annis, Dill, Smallage, Caraway, Cummin, Carrots, Fennel, Nigella, Parsley, Hartwort, Wormseed.
Breed Seed. Rocket, Beans, Cicers, Ash-tree keys.
Provoke the menses. Amomus, Sparagus, Annis, Fennel, Bishop's weed, Cicers, Carrots, Smallage, Parsley, Lovage, Hartwort.
Break the stone. Mallows, Marsh-mallows, Gromwell, &c.
Stop the terms. Rose seeds, Cummin, Burdock, &c.
Resist poison. Bishop's weed, Annis, Smallage, Cardamoms, Oranges, Lemons, Citrons, Fennel, &c.
Ease pain. Dill, Amomus, Cardamoms, Cummin, Carrots, Orobus, Fenugreek, Linseed, Gromwell, Parsley, Panick.
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