If she be of full habit of body open a vein, after preparing her with syrup of betony, calamint, hyssop and feverfew.
If it is caused by the brain, take syrup of betony and marjoram.
Upon the table lay a pipe filled with betony and colt's-foot, a roll of wax-candle, a silver spitting-pot, and a Seville orange.
With the exception of vervain, no herb was more highly prized than betony.
Make injections of a decoction of origane mugwort, dog's mercury, betony, and eggs; inject into the womb with a female syringe.
The seeds of Rue and the leaves of betony boyled together in white wine.
Let it stand to cool, beat up three ounces of syrup of betony with a large spoonful of ale yeast, and put it into the liquor.
Hellebore, betony, Honesty, and Rue are antidotes against madness.
betony is a herb belonging to the mint family, and its root was formerly employed in medicine as an emetic or purgative.
First came a liquor made with betony, "for the sake of those who could not accustom themselves to the bitter taste of coffee."