Metrical Charm 7: For the Water-Elf Disease

Verse Indeterminate Saxon

Gif mon biþ on wæterælfadle, þonne beoþ him þa hand-
næglas wonne and þa eagan tearige and wile locian niþer.
Do him þis to læcedome: eoforþrote, cassuc, fone nioþo-
weard, eowberge, elehtre, eolone, merscmealwan crop,
5fenminte, dile, lilie, attorlaþe, polleie, marubie, docce, ellen,
felterre, wermod, streawbergean leaf, consolde; ofgeot mid
ealaþ, do hæligwæter to, sing þis gealdor ofer þriwa:
Ic benne awrat     betest beadowræda,
swa benne ne burnon,     ne burston,
10ne fundian,     ne feologan,
ne hoppettan,     ne wund waxsian,
ne dolh diopian;     ac him self healde halewæge,
ne ace þe þon ma,     þe eorþan on eare ace.
Sing þis manegum siþum: Eorþe þe onbere eallum hire
15mihtum and mægenum. þas galdor mon mæg singan on
wunde.