A Good Shampoo

February 25th, 2018

Take one bar of cocoanut soap. Shave into a gallon of rain water. Put on the stove until it comes to a boil; then turn the gas low and let simmer fifteen minutes. Before taking off the stove add ten cents’ worth of cream of tartar.

Source: 1001 Household Hints, Ottilie V. Ames

Rosemary for the Hair

May 6th, 2016

Rosemary is considered an excellent remedy to increase the growth of the hair. Get a small quantity of the leaves and boil them over a quick fire for a few minutes, strain, add a little cocoanut oil and a few drops of verbena.

Source: Audel’s Household Helps, Hints and Receipts