I

Take 0.5-inch cotton tape and saturate it with niter; when dry, saturate with the following tincture:

Benzoin........... 1 ounce

Orris root.......... 1 ounce

Myrrh............ 2 drachms

Tolu balsam....... 2 drachms

Musk............. 10 grains

Rectified spirit..... 10 ounces

Macerate for a week, filter, and add 10 minims of attar of rose.

II

Another good formula which may also be used for fumigating paper, is:

Olibanum......... 2 ounces

Storax............ 1 ounce

Benzoin........... 6 drachms

Peruvian balsam... 0.5 ounce

Tolu balsam....... 3 drachms

Rectified spirit..... 10 ounces

Macerate 10 days, and filter.

I Perfumed Fumigating Pastilles

Vegetable charcoal.. 6 ounces

Benzoin........... 1 ounce

Nitrate of potash. .. 0.5 ounce

Tolu balsam....... 2 drachms

Sandal wood....... 2 drachms

Mucilage of tragacanth, a sufficiency. Reduce the solids to fine powder, mix, and make into a stiff paste with the mucilage. Divide this into cones 25 grains in weight, and dry with a gentle heat.

II

Powdered willow

charcoal......... 8 ounces

Benzoic acid....... 6 ounces

Nitrate of potash... 6 drachms

Oil of thyme....... 0.5 drachm

Oil of sandal wood.. 0.5 drachm

Oil of caraway...... 0.5 drachm

Oil of cloves........ 0.5 drachm

Oil of lavender..... 0.5 drachm

Oil of rose......... 0.5 drachm

Rose water........ 10 ounces

Proceed as in I, but this recipe is better for the addition of 20 grains of powdered tragacanth.

III

Benzoin......... 10 av. ounces

Charcoal........ 24 av. ounces

Potassium nitrate. 1 av. ounce

Sassafras........ 2 av. ounces

Mucilage of acacia, sufficient. Mix the first four in fine powder, add the mucilage, form a mass, and make into conical pastilles.

IV

Potassium nitrate 375 grains

Water.......... 25 fluidounces

Charcoal wood, powder....... 30 a v. ounces

Tragacanth, powder.......... 375 grains

Storax......... 300 grains

Benzoin........ 300 grains

Vanillin........ 8 grains

Coumarin...... 3 grains

Musk.......... 3 grains

Civet.......... 1.5 grains

Oil of rose...... 20 drops

Oil of bergamot. 15 drops

Oil of ylang-ylang 10 drops

Oil of rhodium. . 10 drops

Oil of sandal wood........ 5 drops

Oil of cinnamon. 5 drops

Oil of orris...... 1 drop

Oil of cascarilla. 1 drop

Saturate the charcoal with the potassium nitrate dissolved in the water, dry the mass, powder, add the other ingredients, and mix thoroughly. Beat the mixture to a plastic mass with the addition of sufficient mucilage of tragacanth containing 2 per cent of saltpeter in solution, and form into cone-shaped pastilles. In order to evenly distribute the storax throughout the mass, it may be previously dissolved in a small amount of acetic ether.

V

Benzoin....... 2 av. ounces

Cascarilla...... 1 av. ounce

Myrrh......... 1 a v. ounce

Potassium nitrate........ 0.5 av. ounce

Potassium chlorate.......... 60 grains

Charcoal, wood. 4 av. ounces

Oil of cloves.... 1 fluidrachm

Oil of cinnamon 1 fluidrachm

Oil of lavender. 1 fluidrachm

Mucilage of tragacanth, sufficient.

Mix the first six ingredients previously reduced to fine powder, add the oils, and then incorporate enough mucilage to form a mass. Divide this into pastilles weighing about 60 grains and dry.

VI

Charcoal, powder......... 30 av. ounces

Potassium nitrate.......         0.5 av. ounce

Water........ 33 fluidounces

Tragacanth, powder..... 300 grains

Tincture of benzoin..... 1.5 fluidounces

Peru balsam . . 300 grains

Storax, crude.. 300 grains

Tolu balsam . . 300 grains

Oleo-balsamic mixture..... 2.5 fluidrachms

Coumarin .... 8 grains

Saturate the charcoal with the potassium nitrate dissolved in the water, then dry, reduce to powder, and incorporate the tragacanth and then the remaining ingredients. Form a mass by the addition of sufficient mucilage of tragacanth containing 2 per cent of potassium nitrate in solution and divide into pastilles.

VII

Powdered nitrate of potassium....... 0.5 ounce

Powdered gum arabic............. 0.5 ounce

Powdered cascarilla bark (fresh)..... 0.5 ounce

Powdered benzoin (fresh).......... 4 ounces

Powdered charcoal. 7 ounces-

Oil of eucalyptus.. . 25 drops

Oil of cloves....... 25 drops

Water, a sufficiency. Make a smooth paste, press into molds and dry.