Feverfew (Askham)

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This is the entry for feverfew from Askham's Herbal.

Febrifuga

Thys is named Fetherfoy thes vertue is to comforte a mans stomacke, it is good to asswage the exes cotidian, the crampe, and to temper it that commeth of colde stomaxkes. Also it is good to lay to a sore that is bytten with venemous beastes. It wil heale it shortly and it be layde therto. Also if it be tempered with Aysel it will do away with the Morphewe. Also if it be stamped and layde to a wounde in the whiche be broken bones, it shall bringe the broken bones together and heale them, and the roote therof is good to stoppe the blody Menison. And this herb is hote & dry.