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Ih6 V I N— W A R

it remain for two or three weeks in the sun of some other warm situation, when it may be strained off. and passed through a cotton or flannel bag. If it is not sufficiently fine, after having been strained^ to put up into bottles, it is to be cleared in the usual way, either by means of isinglass or a little alum- water. It is commonly kept in large bottles ; which should be well corked and kept in a dry situation. A lump of refined sugar should be put into each bottle. In this way are also to be made vinegar of gilliflowers, elder flowers, &c &c.

VINEGAR OF ORANGE FLOWERS, ELDER FLOWERS, MUSK, ROSES, &C.

DRY an ounce of either of the above flowers, (ex» cept the orange flower-, which must not be at all dried) for two days in the sun ; then, putting them into a bottle, pour on them a pint of vinegar, closely stop the bottle, and let them infuse fifteen days in the heat of the sun. Vinegars of other flowers, tarragon, &c. may be made in a similar manner.

WARTS Or CORNS.

LfGHT a brimstone match, and let a few drops fall on a Wart or Corn, and it will be removed with little pain.

Another Remedy,

TCAKE the inner rind of a lemon, steep it for four and twenty hours in distilled vinegar, and apply it to the warts, it must not be left oh the part above three hours at a time'} andPis to be applied afresh every day. Or divide a red onion, and rub the warts well witk % or annoiat thfja niXk tkt milky juice of tlie