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FRECKLES. (Lentigo)





Category: Diseases of The Skin

Freckles are an excessive deposit of pigment in the
skin.

Causes. Exposure to the sun's rays aggravates this condition.

MOTHERS' REMEDIES for Freckles. 1. Freckles, Buttermilk for. "Buttermilk
on the face every night." This is a very simple remedy, and as buttermilk
is very easily obtained, anyone troubled with freckles can try this remedy
without very much expense. This simple remedy has been known to cure many
cases.

2. Freckles, to Remove. "Nitrate of potash applied to the face night and
morning is very good, and the freckles will soon disappear."

3. Freckles, Alcohol and Lemon Juice for. "Use alcohol and lemon juice
freely at night." Lemon juice is very good for the skin if applied
frequently.



4. Freckles, Excellent Lotion for.

"Rose Water 4 ounces
Alcohol 1/2 ounce
Hydrochloric Acid 1/2 dram

Mix and apply with sponge or cloth three times daily.

5. Freckles, Borax Water for. "Rain water eight ounces, borax one-half
ounce. Mix and dissolve; wash parts twice daily."

6. Freckles, Canadian Remedy for. "Glycerin, lemon juice, rosewater,
equal parts. Apply at night with a soft cloth,"

PHYSICIANS' TREATMENT for Freckles. They are apt to return on exposure to
the sun. The following ointment may be of service. Care should be taken
not to blister:

Ammoniated Mercury 1 dram
Subnitrate of Bismuth 1 dram
Glycerin Ointment 1 ounce

Mix and apply every other night.





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