The potpourri just referred to may be made of various combinations of fragrant materials. A very agreeable one may be made by the following recipe for a rose-jar : One-half peck of rose leaves, one-half pound each of common salt, bay salt, and brown sugar; one ounce each of storax, benzoin, ground orris root, cinnamon, mace, and cloves. These should be pounded and mixed by a druggist.
To the above may be added orange and lemon verbena and other aromatic leaves. Putting these ingredients in your jar, and stirring them frequently with a wooden spoon, you can, at any time, by airing and then closing your room, fill it with a delicate perfume.