Pomades for the Lips

Lip pomatum which is said always to retain a handsome red color and never to grow rancid is prepared as follows:

I

Paraffine..........   80.0 parts

Vaseline ..........   80.0 parts

Anchusine.........     0.5 parts

Bergamot oil........     1.0 part

Lemon peel........     1.0 part

II

Vaseline Pomade.—

Vaseline oil, white... 1,000 parts Wax, white........ 300 parts

Geranium oil, African . .......... 40 parts

Lemon oil....... 20 parts

III

Rose Pomade.—

Almond oil......1,000    parts

Wax, white...... 300    parts

Alkannin........         3    parts

Geranium oil..... 20    parts

IV

Yellow Pomade.—

Vaseline oil, white. 1,000    parts

Wax, white...... 200    parts

Spermaceti...... 200    parts

Saffron surrogate. 10    parts

Clove oil......... 20    parts

V

White Pomade.—

Vaseline oil, white. 1,000    parts

Wax, white...... 300    parts

Bitter almond oil,

genuine....... 10    parts

Lemon oil....... 2    parts

VI

Paraffine........ 49.0 parts

Vaseline......... 49.0 parts

Oil of lemon..... 0.75 parts

Oil of violet...... 0.75 parts

Carmine, quantity sufficient.

Lipol

For treating sore, rough, or inflamed lips, apply the following night and morning, rubbing in well with the finger tips: Camphor, 0.5 ounce; menthol, 0.5 ounce; eucalyptol, 1 drachm; petrolatum (white), 1 pound; paraffine, 0.5 pound; alkanet root, 0.5 ounce; oil of bitter almonds, 15 drops; oil of cloves, 10 drops; oil of cassia, 5 drops. Digest the root in the melted paraffine and petrolatum, strain, add the other ingredients and pour into lip jars, hot.