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4 - A Delicate Washing Ball


This is an excerpt from Delights for Ladies
(England, 1609)
The original source can be found at Kirrily Robert's website

4 - A delicate washing ball. Take three ounces of Orace, half an ounce of Cypres, two ounces of Calamus Aromaticus, one ounce of Rose leaves, two ounces of Lavender flowres: beat all these together in a mortar, searching them thorow a fine Searce, then scrape some castill sope, and dissolve it with some Rose-water, then incorporate all your powders therewith, by labouring of them well in a mortar.

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