This is a Tumour between the Canthus of the Eye and hoot of the Nose when it breaks it is called Aegylops and if it lets the Tears run involuntarily it is termed Fistula Lachrymalis and is also called Anchylops A Cooling Slender Diet is best with gentle Exercise Cure. bleed. or Cup Apply leeches. Blisters or cut Issues give Linient Cathartics If the Lamine of the Nose is Carious Use Rad. Gentian Myrrh. euphorb. Camph. Spt Vin &c Rx. Liniment Arcei Zss precipit Rub Dj pulv. Myrrh Bals. peru aa Zss m.
Albugo or Spot in the Eye
Rad. Alth. Zj. Fol. Malv. Euphrag. Chelidon Maj. an Mj. Sem. Lin. Frenugr aa Ziij. Flor. Melilot. P. j. Coq. in aq. Fontan. q. s. ad [?] ii. Fumigate the Eye with a Vapour of this Decoct. and repeat it often also Foment the parts Rx Reduce equal Parts of Fine Sugar and common Glass to an exceeding Fine Powder and blow a little of it through a Quill every Day into the Eye.
Alopecia or Alopecy.
An Alopecy is a Disease called fox Evil or Scurf. When The Hair Falls off of ye Head by the Root Cure
Rx. Rad. Plantag. wild Horehound Fresh or Dried Ziij. Aq. Font. [?] ij. Boil to [1 Zt?] Colat. Let the pat. take 1/3 of this 3 Mornings going Fasting If this helps the patient let it be repeated The patient must eat no Butter nor Oily Food and must live on a low Diet. Rx. Golden Rod Mij. horehound Sassafras aa q. s. Aq. Font. Zt ij. Coq. to Ztj. Colat. add Spts Sacch. Spum. 1 Glass, dulcify cum Sacch. This is for Common Drink. Rx. Wood Ashes Pt j. aq. Font. Pt iij. Let these Stand all Night then Sham & give Z10 at a Time 6 Mornings going. This is to be given if the patient has an Inward Fever.
Amaurosis, or Gutta Serena
This is an Abolition of the Sight when no fault appears in the Eyes Except in the Pupil which is Larger then Usual
The Indications of Cure are to discuss the Stagnating humours which Compress the Nerves & then to Strengthen the affected Parts keep the Body open with laxative pills Mixed with Calomel. Strong Glysters are of great Use. Rx. Cinnab. Nat. ppt. [?] Canc. Succin. ppt. aa zij. Sal. Vol. Succin. Sal. Volat. C. C. aa gr X. Divid. in xij. Partes quarum Singule gr iij. Sulph. Antim. addi possunt. give one of these in the Evening. Rx. Balm, Fennel-Seed. Rad. Valer. pro Tea in Mane. If these fail Salivate or Use a Spoonfull of a Solution of Corros. Sublimat. in a Day which will answer as well as a Salivation Dissolve Gr. viij. in j. pt. of French Brandy & give as mentioned above. The Rad. Val. is a most powerfull Remidy.
Anchylosis or Stiff Joint
Cure Use Emollient & Resolving Fomentations, Ointments hot Fat of Animals often rubbed upon the joints are proper Warm Emollient Baths, or hot Bath Waters are proper also Gentle Exercise is good. Dr Brooks Rx. Fol. Absinth. Rute. Cham. Pulegii aa Pro fomentation This will prevent a gangarine. Dr. Dowing. Make a Mixture of Coal und Water or Use artificial Mudd for a Stiff Joint See Brooks Vol. ij. p. 205.