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Balles agaynst the pestilence or plage, whiche also geue an adour vnto all thinges (1558)

“Take Storax, one part, Ladani one parte, cloues halfe a parte, Campher at your discretion, but lesse then of anye of the other substaunces, of Spikenarde a good quantite, and of Nutmegges also, of all this make paste with Rose water, in the whiche you shal temper Gomme dragant, and Gomme Arabike, sturringe and brusyng them well. Of this past you shall make balles to holde in your handes, and to smell to.”

The secretes of the reuerende Maister Alexis of Piemount, 1558
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