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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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<< Recipe 64

To take an Insect out of the Ear.

Take oil of bitter almonds, and tincture of myrrh each two drams, oil of savine, and wormwood, each ten drops, when you have mixed all these together, pour a few drops in the ear, and it will either draw out the insect or kill it.