Put 1/2 ounce salts of tartar in 1 pint soft water. Wash the hair and scalp thoroughly.
One pint rum - St. Croix is best; 1 ounce pulverized borax, 1 drachm tincture of cantharides. Wash the hair, rubbing well into the scalp, two or three times a week.
Eight ounces alcohol, 16 ounces water, 1 ounce ammonia, 1 ounce cologne. Rub on the head until the liquid evaporates. No rinsing necessary.