A Book of Fruits and Flowers: Of Marigolds

Of Marigolds.

A very good Plaister to heale and dry up a Sore or Cut Suddenly.

Take of Marigold leaves,Porret blades or leaves, and Housleke, of all two handfulls, beat them all very small in a Morter, and put to them the whites of two new layd Eggs, and beat them very well till they be throughly incorporated with the Eggs, and apply this till you be well, renew it every day.

The use of Conserve of Marigolds.

Conserve of Marigolds taken fasting in the morning, is good for Melancholy, cureth the trembling and shaking of the heart, is good to be used against the Plague, and Corruption of the Aire.