Take of palm oil, two pounds; olive oil, a pint and a half; yellow wax, half a pound; Venice turpentine, a quarter of a pound. Melt the wax in the oils over a gentle fire; then mix in the turpentine, and strain the ointment.
This supplies the place of Althoea Ointment. It may be used for anointing inflamed parts, &c.
Domestic Medicine 2nd edition 1785