A verie good way to take out spottes of clothes.

Take of the rootes of the hearbe called Gentian, in english broome, take and burne of it, and make ashes thereof, and with the ashes make a lye, and with the said lie, ye shall wash your spotty clothes, and in a short space it wil take away all the spots thereof. Well prooued.

Citation Type  Cleaning Recipe
Citation Year 1602