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  For a Pain in the Ears

Image of a remedy for earache dating from the 18th century

A remedy for earache from a manuscript course in herbalism dating from the early 18th century.

for a pin in the ears
drop a litle oil of sweet
Almonds into the eare
and it easseth the pain instantly
and yet the oil of bitter
Almonds is our Docter
comand Ramidy

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