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(68.) Cure for Salt Rheum or Scurvy. Take of the pokeweed, any time in summer, pound it, pro 6 out the juice; strain it into a pewter dish, set it in the sun tili it becomes a salve—then put it into an earthern mug; add to it Cresh water and bees' wax sufficient to make an ointment of commun consistency; simmer the whole over a fire till thoroughly mixed. When cold, rub the part effected. The patient will immediately experience its good effocts, and the most obstinate cases will be cured in three or four ponths. Tested. —The juice of the ripe berries may be prepared in the same way.
(69.) Hair Restorative. Take 1 drachin lac sulphur, 1 drachm of sugar lead, 4 ozs., TOBE water; mix and shake the vial on using the mixture. Bathe the hair twice a day for a week. This preparation does not dye the hair but restores its original color
(70.) Cheap Hair Oil. Take 1 gallon lard oil in a vessel; tie up 1 oz. alkanet in a straining cloth and suspend it in the oil a few days until it comes to the right sidde of color hen flavor it with 1 oz. essential oil to euit.
(71.) Bengal Lights. Take of nitrate of potassa, (saltpetre,) 8 parts, sublimed sul phur 4 parts, and antimony 1 part, and let them be well mixed in
1 powder and beat firmly into a stout iron cup, and set on fire, and if a little camphor be added it is still more brilliant. Such lights are made use of for communicating at a great distance by sea at night.
(72.) Turkish Rouge. Take ! lb. best Brazil wood, fino, and of golden red color, infuse 4 days in 4 qt. best white wine vinegar; then boil them together for balf an hour; strain through a linen cloth, and place the liquid agrin over the fire; having in the meantime dissolved į lb. alam in 1 pt. white wine vinegar, mis the two liquids and stir them well together. The scum which now arises should be carefully taken off, and gradually dried and powdered.
(73.) Iron Rust Cemeni. Take one hundred parts iron filings, pounded and sifted, add ona part sal ammouia. When it is applied give it sufficiency of water to make it of a paste consistency. This cement is used for filling ap beams of iron. It will sell wherever such is needed.