Ring-worms

August 9th, 2017

Rub mercurial ointment on the ring-worm previous to going to bed, and do not wash it off till morning. It will effect a cure if persevered in; sometimes in less than a week.

Source: Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches, Eliza Leslie

For a Felon

July 9th, 2016

Spread strong mercurial ointment on a linen cloth and apply when the sore first appears.

Source: 76: A Cook Book