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Gum Arabic Recipe To Remove Dry Skin Scurf - DIY Natural Homemade Remedy

Gum Arabic Recipe To Remove Dry Skin Scurf - DIY Natural Homemade Remedy



A VALUABLE RECEIPT FOR THE SKIN



Boil in half a pint of new milk a thick slice of stale bread, and a tea-spoonful of gum arabic; 

When boiled, set it at a little distance from the fire to simmer almost to a jelly, then pass it through a folded muslin, and stir in a spoonful of oil of almonds, and the same quantity of honey, with a pinch of common salt; 

When cold it will be a stiff jelly. A little of this mixture warmed and spread upon the skin, about the thickness of a crown piece, and left on till it cools, will remove, like magic, all appearance of the dry scurf to which some of the finest skins are subject.



Excerpt From –  The Jewish Manual Practical Information In Jewish And Modern Cookery With A Collection Of Valuable Recipes And Hints Relating To The Toilette By Judith Cohen Montefiore