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Emory Women Writers Resource Project

The Ladies Best Companion, an electronic edition

by Amelia Chambers [Chambers, Amelia]

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collection: Early Modern through the 18th Century

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To beautify the Face after the Person has been afflicted with the Scurvy.

Take of rose-mary flowers, camphire, and frankincense, each a dram, infuse them into an ounce of fumitory-water, mixed with half a pint of, white wine. When they have stood a night and a day, let them simmer in an earthen vessel half an hour over a slow fire, then pour off the liquid, and when it is cool, rub the face with it.