This section is from the "Henley's Twentieth Century Formulas Recipes Processes" encyclopedia, by Norman W. Henley and others.
Hydrochloric acid 75 parts
The lotion is to be applied to the scalp every evening at bedtitne.
Tincture of cinchona 1 part
Tincture of rosemary............ 1 part
Tincture of jaborandi ............ 1 part
Castor oil.......... 2 parts
Rum.............. 10 parts
First prepare a jaborandi tincture from jaborandi leaves, . 200 parts; spirit, 95 per cent, 700 parts; and water, 300 parts. After digesting for a week, squeeze out the leaves and filter the liquid. The hair wash is now prepared as follows:
Jaborandi tincture, 1,000 parts; spirit, 95 per cent, 700 parts; water, 300 parts; glycerine, 150 parts; scent essence, 100 parts, color with sugar color.
Jaborandi tincture, 1,000 parts; spirit, 95 per cent, 1,500 parts; quinine tannate, 4 parts; Peru balsam, 20 parts; essence heliotrope, 50 parts. Dissolve the quinine and the Peru balsam in the spirit and then add the jaborandi tincture and the heliotrope essence. Filter after a week. Rub into the scalp twice a week before retiring.