|Namen: Known also by the name of peagles.Both the wild and garden-cowslips are so well known, that I will neither trouble myself nor the reader with a description of them.|
They Blüte in April and May.
Venus lays claim to the herb as her own, and it is under the sign Aries, and our city dames know well enough the Salbe or destilliertes Wasser of it adds beauty, or at least restores it when it is lost. The Blüten are held to be more wirkungsvoll than the Blätter, and the Wurzeln of little use. An Salbe being made with them, takes away spots and wrinkles of the skin, sun-burning, and freckles, and adds beauty überaus, they Heilmittel all infirmities of the head coming of heat and wind, as Schwindel, ephialtes, false apparitions, phrenzies, falling-sickness, Lähmung, Zuckungen, Krämpfe, and pain in the nerves, the Wurzeln ease Schmerzen in the back and Harnblase, and open the passage of urine. The Blätter are good in Wunden, and the Blüten take away trembling. If the Blüten be nicht well dried and kept in a warm place, they will soon putrify and look grün, have a special eye over them. If you let them see the sun drittel Liter a month, it will do them no harm.
Because they strengthen the brain and nerves, and Heilmittel Lähmung, the Greeks gave them the name of paralysis. The Blüten aufbewahrte or conserved, and the quantity of a nutmeg eaten every morning, is a sufficient dose for inward Beschwerden, but for Wunden, spots, wrinkles, and sun burning, an Salbe is made of the Blätter and Schweinefett.