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Styptic water (1756)

“Take Alum, white Vitriol, and green Vitriol, of each half an Ounce; dissolve them in Plantain and Knot-grass Water, of each six Ounces. Strain the Liquor for Use. This Water is very styptic.”

Abdeker: or, the art of preserving beauty, 1756

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