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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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To take away the Heat of a Burn or Scald.

| | 179 Roast Eggs as hard as a Stone, then take out the yolks of them, then fry the yolks of these Eggs in a Frying-pan till they turn to an Oyl; then strain it, and anoint the Burn or Scald therewith, then lay on a Bladder anointed with Sallet-oyl, and this will speedily afswage the pain, and heal the Scale or Burn.