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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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How to cure old Sores on the Legs, which have been of so long standing that the Bones have appeared.

Take a quantity of sweet Cream, and as much Brimstone beaten into fine powder as will make it thick like Paste; then take so much sweet Butter as will work it into the form of an Oynment, and here with anoint the place grieved twice a day, and in a short time the cure will be effected. Probatum est.