I

Oil of almonds .... 425 parts

Lanolin.......... 185 parts

White wax........ 62 parts

Spermaceti....... 62 parts

Borax........... 4.5 parts

Rose water....... 300 parts

Melt together the first four ingredients, then incorporate the solution of borax in the rose water.

II

Tragacanth....... 125 parts

Boric acid........ 100 parts

Glycerine......... 140 parts

Expressed oil of almonds......... 50 parts

Glyconine........ 50 parts

Oil of lavender....         0.5 parts

Water enough to make.........1,000 parts

Mix the tragacanth and the boric acid with the glycerine; add the almond oil, lavender oil, and egg glycerite, which have been previously well incorporated, and, lastly, add the water in divided portions until a clear jelly of the desired consistency is obtained.

III

Oil of almonds..... 26 ounces

Castor oil (odorless). 6 ounces Lard (benzoated)... 8 ounces

White wax......... 8 ounces

Rose water (in winter less, in summer more, than quantity named) .. 12 ounces Orange-flower water 8 ounces

Oil of rose......... 15 minims

Extract of jasmine. . 6 drachms Extract of cassia.... 4 drachms

Borax............. 2 ounces

Glycerine.......... 4 ounces

Melt the oil of sweet almonds, wax, and lard together, and stir in the castor oil; make a solution of the borax in the glycerine and rose and orange-flower waters; add this solution, a little at a time, to the melted fat, stirring constantly to insure thorough incorporation; finally add the oil of rose dissolved in the extracts, and beat the ointment until cold.

IV

Spermaceti (pure), 1 ounce; white wax (pure), 1 ounce; almond oil, 1 pound; butter of cocoa, 1 pound; lanolin, 2 ounces.

Melt and stir in 1 drachm of balsam of Peru. After settling, pour off the clear portion and add 2 fluidrachms of orange-flower water and stir briskly until it concretes.