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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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A fine Powder to strengthen the Brain, and prevent Hysteric Fits.

Take two drams of white piony root, one dram of white briony, two scruples of salt of amber, the same quantity of castor, and four drops of oil of amber; beat them all into a powder, and keep it to take in the nose like snuff.