This section is from the "Henley's Twentieth Century Formulas Recipes Processes" encyclopedia, by Norman W. Henley and others.
(b) Mix 4 parts of carbolic acid with 100 parts water glass.
Unslaked lime....... 18 parts
Sulphur............ 9 parts
Salt................ 6.75 parts
Mix as follows: A fourth part of the lime is slaked and boiled for 2/3 of an hour with the sulphur in 22.6 parts of water. The remainder of the lime is then slaked and added with the salt to the hot mixture. The whole is burned for another half hour or an hour, and then diluted to 353 parts. The fluid is applied lukewarm when the plants are not in active growth.
Powdered pyrethrum. 8 ounces
Powdered colocynth.. 4 ounces
Powdered hellebore .. 16 ounces
Naphthalene....... 4 ounces
Talcum............ 10 ounces
Tobacco dust........ 2 ounces
As a container use a tin can with a close-fitting top. At the bottom of the can place a small vial of chloroform with a loose-fitting cork stopper. Then pour the flaxseed, whole or ground, into the can, covering the vial. Enough of the chloroform will escape from the vial to kill such insects as infest the flaxseed.