Castor Oil Pomade for the Hair

January 22nd, 2008

Four ounces of castor oil; two ounces of prepared lard; two drachms of white wax; essence of jessamine, or otto of rose.

Melt the fat together, and when well mixed, and becoming cool, add whatever scent you prefer, and stir it constantly until cold; then put it into pots or bottles for use.

Source: Warne’s Model Cookery and Housekeeping Book, Mary Jewry


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