To make Oyle of Eges good to take away Scars in ye Face

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To make Oyle of Eges good to take away Scars in ye Face

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To make Oyle of Eges good to take away Scars in ye Face

Rx what quantity of Eges you pleas boyl them till they are --
very hard then take of ye white [checkmark] ye Thels & cromble ye yolks
in to a Silver bason, then sturing them over a gentle fier till
they are Crisp, then put ym as best as you can in to a lining
bag het hot and so press out the Oyle in an Almond press
heating -- the trenchers -- hot then ad to 2 ounces of this Oyle
a dram. of Virigns wax melt it gently in the Oyle in
a well glased White Gally pot set in a Scellit of fair watter
beat up well togather with a little fair watter let it stand
in the Are in may to have ye Evening & morning dew
But must stand free from dust, a glas is the best to [inserted below: ^] [struck: let] [inserted above: put] it in a w [inserted above: hn]
you set it in the Are, put in fresh watter avery Morning
and stur it well togeather, this will bring the Oyle to a
perfect [illegible]iteness and take of the Strong Smell of the --
Ege and it will keep too or three years with often put
--ing in fresh watter and sturing it togeather

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Ochsner, Elizabeth
Le, Vincent

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Elizabeth Fairfax cookbook, Collection #C0202, Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.

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George Mason University Libraries

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Public domain. There are no known restrictions.

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