- Section: EVERY LADY HER OWN PHYSICIAN.CHAP XVIII.
- Recipe: Another Receipt for a Consumption.
collection: Early Modern through the 18th Century
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Another Receipt for a Consumption.
Take three spoonsful of red rose water, and beat in it the yolk of a new laid egg, put it in half a pint of red cows milk, add to it a little grated nutmeg, and sweeten it with sugar of roses. It must be taken every morning for a month, and the patient must be sure to fast two hours after.