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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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An Ointment for Chilblains, Kibes, Whitlows, &c. in Children.

Take six drams of wheat flour, ten drams of honey, seven ounces of good fresh butter, rosin and wax each four ounces; when all these are properly mixed, spread some of it upon a piece of leather, and apply it to the part affected, taking care to change it as often as it grows hard.