Aloe (Maplet)

From Cunnan
Revision as of 00:05, 29 May 2004 by Conrad Leviston (talk | contribs)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to navigationJump to search

This is the entry for aloe from Maplet's A Greene Forest

Of Aloes.

Aloes, is a precious Wood which groweth in Indie, a Wood of the most sweete smell, verie medicinable. Cardane saith, it hath a great leafe and grosse, verie fat, whereout distilleth that kinde of Gum that is most odoriferous. It is taken also with Phisitions for a Herbe which is most sharp & bitter, which groweth in Indie and Persia