[ Dr Charles Blick’s Receipt for Rough or Scorbutick Hands ] Sarah Creighton Wilkins
Date: Late 18th or early 19th century; exact date unknown.
Source: Manuscript Notebook of Sarah Creighton Wilkins
Institution: Nova Scotia Archives | Source Origin: MacDonald Family Fonds | Reference: MG 1 No. 1 / Microfilm Reel 10,618
A remedy and instructions for treating rough hands.
Dr. Charles Blicks receipt for
rough or scorbutick Hands
Equal parts of brandy & Lemon
Juice wash them or bathe with it
at night wash them in warm
water, use no soap oatmeal or
gruel is better -- & now & then
use Gowlands lotion