Perfumery and Kindred Arts: A Comprehensive Treatise on Perfumery

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H. C. Baird, 1877 - Cosmetics - 398 pages
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Page 24 - Nicodemus brought a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about an hundred pound weight. Then took they the body of Jesus, and wound it in linen clothes with the spices, as the manner of the Jews is to bury.
Page 21 - Soft roll your incense, herbs, and fruits, and flowers, In mingled clouds to him whose sun exalts, Whose breath perfumes you, and whose pencil paints.
Page 21 - Along these blushing borders bright with dew, And in yon mingled wilderness of flowers, Fair-handed Spring unbosoms every grace — Throws out the snow-drop and the crocus first...
Page i - Formulae, and advice for the fabrication of all known preparations of the day, including Essences, Tinctures, Extracts, Spirits, Waters, Vinegars, Pomades, Powders, Paints, Oils, Emulsions, Cosmetics, Infusions, Pastilles, Tooth Powders and Washes, Cachous, Hair Dyes, Sachets, Essential Oils, Flavoring Extracts, etc. ; and full details for making and manipulating Fancy Toilet Soaps, Shaving Creams, etc, by new and improved methods. With an Appendix giving hints and advice for making and fermenting...
Page 187 - The cocoanut oil is mixed with the castor oil and the alcohol mixed slowiy with them at a slight heat. The elm bark in coarse powder is dissolved in the water and strained and mixed by agitation with the rest. Lastly it is filtered, perfumed and colored with a little tincture of gamboge.
Page 259 - All the sides are strengthened by the supports d d. When all the parts are put together, the bolts ee, having screws at the other end, have only to be inserted through the projecting parts of the longer sides, and made fast by the nuts // at the ends, to form the whole into a solid box. A cloth spread over the bottoms, prevents any soap from passing the holes gg, through which the lye drains off. The German soap-boilers also, call the crystalline matter, which FIG.
Page 262 - E, which serves as a support to the bottom of the die during the pressure. The box C is movable, being merely fastened by screws; and, when necessary, may be replaced by others of different sizes. This is a great convenience, for the size and form of the tablets may be varied by merely changing the box. The...
Page 223 - ... the contrary, make the skin feel rough. They are almost all lighter than water, only a very few falling to the bottom of this liquid ; their specific gravity lies between 0-847 and 1-096 ; the first number denoting the density of oil of citron, and the second that of oil of sassafras. Although styled volatile oils, the tension of their vapor, as well as its specific heat, is much less than that of water. The boiling point differs in different kinds, but it is usually about 316 or 320 Fahr....
Page 221 - In other species, and particularly in flowers, it is formed continually upon their surface, and flies off at the moment of its formation. Volatile oils are usually obtained by distillation. For this purpose the plant is introduced into a still, water is poured upon it, and heat being applied, the oil is volatilized by the aid of the watery vapor, at the temperature of 212, though when alone it would probably not distil over unless the heat were 100
Page 254 - ... as the hand is removed from the ball, the outward pressure of the air drives the liquid up to the highest point of the bend, whence it drops^ by the force of gravitation, on the opening of the cock, and flows out in a continuous stream, as long as the mouth of the short leg is covered by it.

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