Ague

To cake the Ague out of any place

Take Vervine  and Black Hemlocke, of each an handfull, boyle them in a pint of fresh Butter  till they be soft, and begin to parch againe, then straine the Butter  from the hearbs, and put it into a gally pot, and two or three times annoynt the place grieved with a spoonfull or two thereof, probat.

For the Ague in Children, or Women with Child

Take Venice Terpentine, spread it on the rough side of a piece of thin Leather, two fingers breadth, and strew thereon the powder of Frankincense  finely beaten, and upon it some Nutmeg  grated, binde this upon the wrists an hour before the fit comes, and renew it still till the fit be gone.