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VIN—WAR

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, (except the orange flowers, 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.

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

Another Remedy.

TAKE 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 on the part above three hours at a time, and is to be applied afresh every day. Or divide a red onion, and rub the warts well with it, or annoint them with the milky juice of the