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Adder's Tongue (OPHIOGLOSSUM VULGATUM)
It is given with good success unto
those that are troubled with casting, vomiting, or bleeding at the mouth and
nose, or otherwise downwards.
Medicinal virtues: The juice of
the leaves drank with the distilled water of Horsetail, is a singular remedy
of all manner of wounds in the breasts, bowels or other parts of the body.
The said juice given in the distilled water of oaken buds, is very good for
women who have their usual courses, or whites flowing down too abundantly.
It helps sore eyes. Of the leaves infused or boiled in oil, omphacine, or
unripe olives, set in the sun for certain days, or the green leaves
sufficiently boiled in the said oil, is made an excellent green balsam, not
only for green and fresh wounds, but also for old and inveterate ulcers. It
also stayeth and refresheth all inflammations that arise upon pains by hurts