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A57364 The secrets of the famous Lazarus Riverius, councellor & physician to the French king, and professor of physick in the University of Montpelier newly translated from the Latin by E.P., M.D.; Selections. English. 1685 Rivière, Lazare, 1589-1655.; Prat, E. 1685 (1685) Wing R1565; ESTC R12068 37,235 136

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after_o the_o same_o manner_n and_o all_o good_a but_o these_o two_o excel_v the_o other_o that_o likewise_o which_o be_v extract_v from_o crude_a antimony_n be_v marvellous_a because_o the_o simple_a nitre_n attract_v the_o tincture_n and_o the_o fire_n consume_v nothing_o thereof_o and_o be_v call_v a_o panacea_fw-la it_o be_v extract_v from_o the_o vulgar_a regulus_n of_o the_o three_o degree_n from_o ambar_n from_o regulus_n of_o mars_n from_o regulus_n of_o jupiter_n from_o crocus_n metallorum_fw-la from_o flower_n of_o antimony_n from_o calcination_n of_o the_o same_o and_o if_o it_o be_v extract_v with_o the_o say_v menstruum_fw-la it_o will_v be_v much_o better_a than_o from_o distil_a vinegar_n and_o other_o such_o liquor_n its_o dose_n be_v from_o half_a a_o scruple_n to_o one_o scruple_n his_o corrosive_a oil_n be_v of_o two_o sort_n to_o wit_n his_o oleum_fw-la glactale_fw-la that_o be_v the_o butter_n that_o i_o speak_v of_o to_o dissolve_v gold_n and_o this_o corrode_v 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to_o a_o drachm_n in_o proper_a liquor_n and_o may_v be_v administer_v during_o several_a day_n according_a as_o necessity_n require_v chap._n xlvii_o his_o antiepileptical_a extract_n take_v of_o the_o extract_n of_o a_o humane_a cranium_fw-la make_v according_a to_o art_n half_o a_o ounce_n extract_v of_o box_n the_o root_n and_o seed_n of_o peony_n oak-wood_n flower_n of_o lily_n of_o the_o valley_n and_o flower_n of_o line-tree_n of_o each_o two_o drachm_n of_o the_o mucilage_n of_o a_o hartshorn_n of_o one_o year_n old_a three_o drachm_n of_o true_a oriental_a bezoar_n stone_n true_a unicorns-horn_n true_a elks-hoof_n of_o each_o one_o drachm_n of_o the_o extract_v of_o swallow_n and_o magpie_n before_o they_o fly_v out_o of_o their_o nest_n peacocks-dung_n of_o each_o one_o drachm_n and_o a_o half_a of_o our_o narcotic_a vitriol_n salt_n of_o silver_n a●bar_n of_o each_o two_o drachm_n magistery_n of_o pearl_n coral_n and_o saphire_n of_o odoriferous_a slower_n of_o sweet-root_n 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antimony_n half_o a_o ounce_n of_o our_o universal_a tincture_n of_o antimony_n with_o gold_n three_o drachm_n mix_v they_o and_o make_v a_o compound_n whereof_o you_o shall_v give_v either_o in_o pill_n or_o proper_a liquor_n from_o half_a a_o scruple_n to_o half_a a_o drachm_n for_o a_o dose_n for_o fifteen_o day_n in_o the_o morning_n in_o the_o wain_n of_o the_o moon_n with_o this_o have_v many_o epileptics_n be_v whole_o free_v though_o i_o give_v it_o to_o some_o for_o month_n together_o more_o or_o less_o and_o though_o it_o be_v laborious_a and_o costly_a yet_o it_o challenge_v a_o place_n among_o the_o most_o powerful_a use_v after_o the_o same_o manner_n it_o be_v very_o good_a against_o all_o migraine_n palsy_n apoplexy_n and_o capital_a disease_n proceed_v from_o a_o cold_a distemper_n chap._n xlviii_o his_o polycrest_n or_o tincture_n of_o many_o use_n take_v of_o the_o root_n of_o angelica_n carline_n white_a dittany_n bistort_v tormentil_n of_o each_o three_o drachm_n swallow-wort_n gentian_n rhapontic_n scorzonera_n true_a acorus_n of_o each_o half_n a_o ounce_n of_o the_o leaf_n of_o wormwood_n southernwood_n ground_n ivy_n of_o each_o half_n a_o handful_n of_o the_o slower_n of_o rosemary_n centaury_n the_o less_o clary_n betony_n pomecitrons_a of_o each_o one_o pugil_n of_o cinnamon_n nutmeg_n clove_n of_o each_o one_o drachm_n myrrh_n mastic_n aloes-succotrine_a of_o each_o two_o scruple_n red_a coral_n prepare_v hartshorn_n mother_n of_o pearl_n prepare_v of_o each_o one_o drachm_n and_o a_o half_a saffron_n one_o scruple_n assa_fw-la dulcis_fw-la spikenard_n of_o each_o one_o drachm_n peel_n of_o citron_n and_o pomecitrons_a of_o each_o one_o ounce_n and_o a_o half_a of_o all_o the_o sort_n of_o sander_n of_o each_o half_n a_o ounce_n beat_v all_o these_o and_o infuse_v they_o in_o a_o glassen_a vessel_n well_o stop_v in_o nine_o pint_n of_o choice_n alcoolizate_v spirit_n of_o wine_n to_o digest_v for_o fifteen_o day_n then_o separate_v your_o tincture_n by_o decantation_n and_o add_v thereto_o the_o salt_n make_v of_o the_o feces_n according_a to_o art_n this_o tincture_n excel_v in_o many_o virtue_n as_o your_o elixir_n aquavitae_fw-la it_o recreat_v the_o vital_a spirit_n and_o expel_v from_o they_o all_o venomous_a vapour_n it_o be_v give_v in_o all_o malignant_a disease_n in_o time_n of_o the_o plague_n and_o against_o all_o poison_n from_o a_o scruple_n to_o a_o drachm_n chap._n li._n his_o great_a elixir_n of_o life_n take_v of_o the_o juice_n of_o baum_n eight_o pound_n generous_a wine_n four_o pound_n shave_n of_o crude_a hartshorn_n three_o pound_n unicorns-horn_n bole-armeny_a of_o each_o half_n a_o pound_n three_o viper_n the_o skin_n take_v of_o without_o their_o head_n tail_n or_o entrails_n and_o distil_v they_o through_o a_o alymbic_a well_o tin_a which_o have_v a_o great_a refrigeratory_n but_o let_v the_o fragment_n of_o the_o hartshorn_n and_o unicorns-horn_n be_v put_v in_o the_o neck_n of_o the_o alymbic_a that_o they_o may_v receive_v all_o the_o sum_n after_o you_o have_v distil_v add_v new_a juice_n and_o wine_n to_o the_o distilling_n again_o and_o always_o new_a hartshorn_n and_o three_o viper_n as_o abovesaid_a do_v this_o operation_n nine_o time_n to_o every_o time_n add_v fresh_a juice_n and_o new_a wine_n and_o change_v your_o vessel_n according_a to_o the_o capacity_n the_o last_o time_n let_v all_o thing_n be_v add_v to_o the_o aforesaid_a polycrest_n tincture_n and_o let_v they_o be_v digest_v in_o horse-dung_n or_o in_o a_o warm_a balneo_fw-la mariae_fw-la for_o a_o month_n in_o capable_a glaze_v vessel_n well_o close_v then_o distil_v to_o dryness_n extract_v not_o only_o from_o all_o the_o feces_n but_o also_o from_o the_o shave_n of_o the_o horn_n and_o earth_n a_o salt_n according_a to_o art_n which_o be_v mix_v with_o the_o distillation_n you_o shall_v circulate_v for_o two_o month_n this_o elixir_n although_o disticult_a yet_o it_o be_v not_o very_o 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