- Section: THE LADIES COMPANION FOR THE DRESSING ROOM.
- Recipe: To beautify the Face after the Person has been afflicted with the Scurvy.
collection: Early Modern through the 18th Century
|<< Recipe 37||< Recipe 1||Recipe 39 >||Recipe 60 >>|
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.