For a Cough (Spell)

Two very similar versions of this spell appear in Egyptain Secrets.

From Egyptian Secrets of Albertus Magnus, Joseph H. Peterson edition:

For the Cough of Infants.

Take violet roots, powdered licorice root, of each one-half of an ounce, one drachm brown bithynia root, a pinch of saffron, four ounces candy sugar (white). All these articles pound to a fine powder and mix well together. Give as much as will cover the point of a knife, whenever required.

From Egyptian Secrets of Albertus Magnus, Joseph H. Peterson edition:

For a Cough.

Take violet root, pounded licorice of each one-half an ounce, brown bethynia roots, four drachms, point of a knife full of saffron, four ounces of white rock candy. All these pounded fine, and mix well together and the point of a knife full given to the patient whenever required will be beneficent.

The grimoire Egyptian Secrets of Albertus Magnus lists this spell.

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