Take of the Roots of Coltsfoot, Fennel and Fearn each four Ounces. Of Succory-roots, Sorrel-roots, Strawberry-roots, Bitter-sweet-roots, each two Ounces, of Scabious-roots and Elecampane-roots, each an Ounce and a half. Ground-ivy, Hore-hound, Oak of Jerusalem, Lung-wort, Liver-wort, Maiden-hair, Harts-tongue of each two good-handfulls. Licorish four Ounces. Jujubes, Raisins of the Sun and Currents, of each two Ounces; let the roots be sliced, and the herbs be broken a little with your hands; and boil all these in twenty quarts of fair running water, or, if you have it, in Rain water, with five Pints of good white honey, until one third part be boiled away; then pour the liquor through a jelly bag often upon a little Coriander-seeds, and Cinnamon; and when it runneth very clear, put it into Bottles well stopped, and set it cool for your use, and drink every morning a good draught of it, and at five in the afternoone.
Source: The Closet Of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened, K. DigbyFiled under Remedy | Tags: bittersweet, bittersweet root, cinnamon, coltsfoot, coriander, coriander seed, currants, digby, elecampane, fennel, fern, ground ivy, hartstongue, hoarhound, honey, horehound, ivy, jujubes, licorice, licorish, liquorice, liverwort, lungwort, maidenhair, mead, meath, oak of jerusalem, raisins, raisins of the sun, scabious, sorrel, strawberry, succory | Comment (0)
Take Long-wort of the Oak, Sage of Jerusalem, Hysop, Colts-foot, Maidenhair, Scabious, Horehound, one handful of each, four Ounces of Licoras scraped, two Ounces of Anniseeds bruised, half a pound of Raisins of the Sun stoned, put these together into a Pipkin with two quarts of Spring water, let them stand all night to infuse close stopped, when it is half boiled away, strain it out, and put to it to every pint of liquor a pound of Sugar and boil it to a Syrup.
Source: The Queen-like Closet or Rich Cabinet, Hannah WolleyFiled under Remedy | Tags: aniseed, anniseed, cold, colts-foot, hoarhound, horehound, hysop, hyssop, jerusalem, licoras, licorice, liquorice, long-wort, lungwort, maidenhair, oak, raisins, sage, scabious, sugar, syrup, wolley | Comment (0)