To make Syrup of Roses


Infuse three Pounds of Damask-Rose-leaves in a Gallon of warm Water, in a well glazed earthen Pot, with a narrow Mouth, for eight Hours, which stop so close, that none of the Virtue may exhale. When they have infused so long, heat the Water again, squeeze them out, and put in three Pounds more of Rose-leaves, to infuse for eight Hours more, then press them out very hard; then to every Quart of this Infusion, add four Pounds of fine Sugar, and boil it to a Syrup.