camphire


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camphire

(ˈkæmfaɪə)
n
(Plants) an archaic name for henna1, henna2
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A Saxon heiress of large possessions,'' replied the Prior Aymer; ``a rose of loveliness, and a jewel of wealth; the fairest among a thousand, a bundle of myrrh, and a cluster of camphire.
Mix them with oil of orrisroot, or the oil of henna plant, or the oil of camphire plant making an ointment that is then spread over the festering rural ulcers.
While this trend is new enough that we don't have a lot of research just yet, there is strong anecdotal evidence that an increasing number of caregivers are following residents into the assisted living setting," says Geoff Camphire, director of communications for the Assisted Living Federation of America.
Would you know what camphire, fitches and terebinth were?
Camphire, saffron scents - cedar beams, rafters of fir: let day and the air in the room where time has been.
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pennyworth of Camphire, a Sauser full of Woman's milk of a man child, then put ye Sope & Camphire into ye Milk, till it be thick, then put it into a clean box, or Vessel, & let it stand 24 hours, & then Anoint ye Patient therewith cold, & ever lay ye Medicine above ye Sore to draw it downwards.