The Era Formulary. 5000 Formulas for Druggists

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D. O. Haynes, 1893 - Formulas, recipes, etc - 462 pages

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Page 431 - Dissolve the milk sugar in the water, add to the milk, rub the yeast and brown sugar down in a mortar with a little of the mixture, then strain into the other portion. Strong bottles are very essential, champagne bottles being frequently used, and the corks should fit...
Page 431 - Fill a quart champagne bottle up to the neck with pure milk; add two tablespoonfuls of white sugar, after dissolving the same in a little water over a hot fire; add also a quarter of a two-cent cake of compressed yeast. Then tie the cork on the bottle securely and shake the mixture well; place it in a room of the temperature of 50 to 95 Fahrenheit for six hours, and finally in the icebox over night.
Page 294 - Have ready a little new milk in one saucer, and a piece of brown soap in another, and a clean cloth or towel folded three or four times. On the cloth spread out the glove smooth and neat. Take a piece of flannel, dip it in the milk, then rub off a good quantity of soap to...
Page 293 - Carpets. if brooms are wet with boiling suds once a week they will become very tough, will not cut a carpet, and will last much longer. A handful or so of salt sprinkled on a carpet will carry the dust along with it and make the carpet look bright and clean. A very dusty carpet...
Page 242 - ... the smooth convex surface to the skin. This mustard sponge, warmed again by the fire, and slightly moistened, can be applied three or four times, is good for several hours, and saves the trouble of making a new poultice for re-application, often a matter of importance during the weariness of night watching. The sponge can afterwards easily be washed clean in warm water.
Page 310 - Heat the solution of soap and add it boiling hot to the kerosene. Churn the mixture by means of a force pump and spray nozzle for five or ten minutes. The emulsion, if perfect, forms a cream which thickens on cooling and should adhere without oiliness to the surface of the glass.
Page 235 - Upon the tar, contained in a suitable vessel, pour the cold water, and stir the mixture frequently during 24 hours ; then pour off the water and throw it away. Pour the boiling distilled water upon the residue, stir the mixture briskly for 15 minutes, and set it aside for 36 hours, stirring occasionally.
Page 303 - ... together. Incorporate next the soft earth by slow degrees, till a uniform thick paste be formed, which should be made into balls or cakes of a convenient size, and laid out to dry. A little of this detergent being scraped off with a knife, made into a paste with water, and applied to the stain, will remove it.
Page 3 - Should coloration result, the intensity or faintness will serve as a guide to the further quantity of hydrated sesquioxide of iron necessary to completely detannate the preparation. As soon as this result is obtained, strain the mixture upon a muslin strainer; and when the liquid ceases to pass, wash the residue upon the strainer with sufficient of a mixture of one measure of stronger alcohol to three of water, to make the strained liquid measure five gallons.
Page 379 - ... stone or tin bottle, bung down securely, and keep rolling it backwards and forwards pretty smartly on a counter or any other solid place for at least four hours ; when, if the gum is all dissolved, the varnish may be decanted, strained through muslin into another bottle, and allowed to settle. It should be kept for six or nine months before use, as it thereby gets both tougher and clearer.

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