Onion (Askham)

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This is the entry for onion from Askham's Herbal


Is named an Onyon, his vertue is to comfort a mans stomack it purges some of what the flewme, it neslheth somewhat in the wombe. Also and it be stamped and temperd with honey and Aysel, it is goode for the biting of a madde dogge. Also the joyce temperd with womans mylk is good to heale the aking of ears. Also the joyce tempered with any lycoure is good to drynke for any man that hath lost his speche. Also the joyce put in the nosethrilles breketh out the evell rewme, and the stopping of a mans head.