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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 prevent the returns of Eruptions by the Scurvy.

Take half an ounce of the roots of jelly-flowers, one ounce of the juice of lemons, a dram of aloes, and two ounces of pellitory-water; when they are all properly mixed, put to them two drams of oil of myrrh; let the whole soke together twenty-four hours, then strain, the liquor through a cloth, set it to cool, and rub the parts offended with it.