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  Dissinesse in the Head

Image of manuscript containing two remedies for dizziness

Two remedies for dizziness from a manuscript course in herbalism which dates from the early 18th century.

for a Dissinesse in the head
make lints of linnen cloath
and dip them in cinamon
water: and put them up into they Nostrills and they will
instantly give the help with

for disness: with noice in the
take a litle black wool; and
dip it in strong spirit of wine
wring it pretty hard out
and stop your eares with it
dip it out again once or twice
a day

This volume is held by the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow (reference: RCPSG 20/3/1)