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Hysteric Ale.

Take chips of Box wood (which the turners make) half a pound, Misseltoe minc'd pretty small, 4 handfuls; boil these in 6 gallons of new Wort to 4, and when you tun it up, hang it into the following ingredients.

Take fresh Male-piony roots half a pound, white Bryony 4 ounces; Herbs, Mugwort, Baulm, each 6 handfuls; Penneyroyal, Rue, each 2 handfuls; seeds of Daucus, Angelica, (or wild Parsnip) each 2 ounces; Filings of Tin, (tied up in a rag) half a pound; dispense all for a Bag.

Women obnoxious to vapours, should make it their constant drink; or at least take it 3 times a day for a good while.

Thomas Fuller
Pharmacopeia Extemporanea 1710