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The Gentlewoman's Companion: or, A Guide to the Female Sex, an electronic edition

by Hannah Woolley [Woolley, Hannah, fl. 1670]

date: 1675
source publisher: Printed by A. Maxwell for Edward Thomas
collection: Early Modern through the 18th Century

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Against the Itch.

Take sweet Butter,unwrought Wax, Vinegar, | | 178 Brimstone, a little Rose-water & red Cloves whole, boil them together till they be like Salve, then anoint the flesh three sundry nights by the fire therewith, and no more, and you need not question a cure.