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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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An internal Remedy for the Rickets in Children.

Take harts-tongue-water four spoonsful, of the syrup of cloves, clove gilly-flower, and hysop-water, each two spoonsful, twenty drops of oil of sulphur, and it child's spoonful of alkermes; mix the whole together in a bottle, and give three spoonsful to the child every morning till it be all used, and if it has not succeeded, you may repeat it again.