I II III IV V

Per Per Per Per Per Cent Cent Cent Cent Cent

Shellac.....14.5 6.5 13.5 6.3 8.3

Mastic..... 6.0 2.0 .. .. 1.1

Sandarac. . . 6.0 13.0 .. 1.3 1.1 Camphor... 1.0 .. 0.5 1.5

Benzoin............13.7

Alcohol.....72.5 78.5 86.0 79.2 75.8

Scent with oil of benzoin, of lavender, or of rosemary. Other authors give the following recipes:

VI VII VIII IX Per Per Per Per

Cent Cent Cent Cent

Blond shellac. 11.5 13.0 9.0

White shellac. 11.5

Camphor....... 0.7

Powdered sugar......... 0.7

Sandarac.......          .. 18.0 6.6

Mastic............. 13.0

Venice turpentine............ 2.0 6.6

Alcohol.......77.0 85.6 71.0 73.8

All solutions may be prepared in the cold, but the fact that mastic does not dissolve entirely, must not be lost sight of.