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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

Table of Contents

<< Recipe 58

Another Remedy for Freckles, of a more simple Nature, which may be used when the Complaint is not so inveterate.

Mix with oil of rhodium, half an ounce of oil of tartar, and an ounce of oil of sweet almonds. Let them stand together in a vessel three days, then rub the face over with it, and it will regain its primitive colour; only take notice, that altho' it makes your skin smart, yet it will not do it any hurt, for that smarting is a sure sign that it has operated.