How Laundry in the Eighteenth Century Helped Prevent Disease

Deadly and incurable diseases were a part of everyday life in the eighteenth century. Fortunately, laundry procedures at the time helped save lives. Laundry was a major part of health and hygiene at home, in military camps and in hospitals.  Laundresses, without understanding the science, adopted habits that prevented disease. Doing laundry in the eighteenth […]