To Make the Poultis for it

Item

Title

To Make the Poultis for it

Date

1694/1795

Transcript

"To Make ye Pourtis for it

Take a pece of Boars grease ye big nes of a Walnut
melt it over ye fire in a Clean Scellet yn put in a pint of white wine -- as much wheat flour
as will thicken it keep it Stiring as thick as a paste
then put in ye whites of too Eggs well beaten
& ye Same quantity of Boars Grease as be fore stir
till it Come clea[n] from ye bottom of ye Scellet -- & is
manour of a poultice not two thick, this quantity
will do 4 or [struck: 4] 5 times warm it every time with
a fresh pece of Boars Greas aply theas poultice
Every twelve hours or at least once a day --
it will boath draw & heall & fo ye Cure by Gods Blelsing provided nothing Elce be used with it"

Contributor

Ochsner, Elizabeth
Stevens, Jen
Grimm, Stephanie
Le, Vincent

Source

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

Publisher

George Mason University Libraries

Rights

Public domain. There are no known restrictions.

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