- Section: EVERY LADY HER OWN PHYSICIAN.CHAP XVIII.
- Recipe: For stopping the Blood of a Wound.
collection: Early Modern through the 18th Century
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For stopping the Blood of a Wound.
Take two drams of the colcothar of vitriol, wash it clean from the salts, and apply into the cut or wound; it seldom fails of success; but where that cannot be had, take a cobweb with a little chalk, and put to the cut, tie it close up in a linen rag.