Oil of lavender two ounces, orris root half an ounce, spirits of wine one pint. Mix and keep two or three weeks. It may then be strained through two thicknesses of blotting-paper and is ready for use.
Source: The White House Cookbook, F.L. GilletteFiled under Remedy | Tags: lavender, lavender water, oil of lavender, orris, orris root, spirits of wine, whitehouse | Comment (0)
(To Use as a Toilet Water.)
Oil of bergamot, lavender and lemon each one drachm ; oil of rose and jasmine each ten drops ; essence of ambergris ten drops, spirits of wine one pint. Mix and keep well closed in a cool place for two months, when it will be fit for use.”
Source: The Housekeeper’s Friend: A Practical CookbookFiled under Remedy | Tags: ambergris, bergamot, cologne, housekeeper, jasmin, lavender, lemon, rose, spirits of wine, wine | Comment (0)
Hydronaphthol 15 grains.
Spirits of Wine 1 ounce.
Water 1 ounce.
Put twenty drops in wineglassful of water, holding in mouth a little at a time for a few moments and spitting out. Do this daily.
Source: Tested Formulas and Useful House and Farm Recipes, T. KennyFiled under Remedy | Tags: gums, hydronapthol, kenny, mouth, mouth wash, mouthwash, spirits, spirits of wine, wine | Comment (0)
(Good with friction for rheumatism, sprains, etc.). — One ounce of yellow bar soap, one ounce of boiling water, and three ounces of hot olive-oil, dissolved together ; half an ounce of camphor dissolved in the olive oil; when the above ingredients are well amalgamated, add one quarter ounce of oil of origanum ; half an ounce of spirits of ammonia; thrice the quantity of spirits of wine. Stir until nearly cold, then keep well corked in wide jars.
Source: The Unrivalled Cook-Book and Housekeeper’s Guide, Mrs WashingtonFiled under Remedy | Tags: ammonia, camphor, friction, oil of origanum, olive oil, oregano, rheumatism, rubefacient, soap, spirits of ammonia, spirits of wine, sprain, sprains, washington, wine | Comment (0)
This is a cosmetic. Pound an ounce of almonds in a mortar very finely; then put in shavings of honey soap in a small quantity. Add enough rose-water to enable you to work the composition with the pestle into a fine cream; and in order that it may keep, add to the whole an ounce of spirits of wine, by slow degrees. Scent with otto of roses. Strain through muslin. Apply to the face with a sponge or a piece of lint.
Source: The Ladies’ Book Of Useful InformationFiled under Remedy | Tags: almonds, cosmetic, face, honey, ladies-book, milk, rose, rose water, roses, skin, soap, spirits of wine, wine | Comment (0)
This favorite tooth powder is easily made. Take a pound of prepared chalk, and with this mix two drams of camphor very finely powdered, and moisten with spirits of wine. Thoroughly mix.
Source: The Ladies’ Book of Useful InformationFiled under Remedy | Tags: camphor, camphorated, chalk, mouth, spirits of wine, teeth, tooth, wine | Comment (0)