by George Engle)
"Instructions for the right use of the book" |
"...And herein let me premise a word or two. The Herbs, Plants &c are now appropriated to their proper planets. Therefore,
First, Consider what planet causeth the disease; that thou mayest find in my aforesaid Judgment of Diseases.
Secondly, Consider what part of the body is afflicted by the disease, and whether it lies in the flesh, or blood, or bones, or ventricules.
Thirdly, Consider by what planet the afflicted part of the body is governed: that my Judgment of Diseases will inform you also.
Fourthly you may oppose diseases by Herbs of the planet, opposite to the planet that causes them…"