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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 Medicine for the Use of those Ladies who are afflicted with a consumptive Cough by taking too much Physic.

Take a dozen of fine raisins of the sun, slit them open and take out the kernels, then fill them up with small tender leaves of rue, and let the person afflicted take them as soon as she awakes in the morning and net eat anything till two hours after, or if the can fast till noon it will be the better.