This is used in all toilet preparations and perfumes. It is made thus:

Alcohol, 95 per cent. .     1 gallon

Powdered unslaked lime..............     4 drachms

Powdered alum.....     2 drachms

Spirit of nitrous ether    1 drachm

Mix the lime and alum, and add them to the alcohol, shaking the mixture well together; then add the sweet spirit of niter and set aside for 7 days, shaking occasionally; finally filter.

Florida Waters

Oil of bergamot.. .   3 fluidounces

Oil of lavender ...   1 fluidounce

Oil of cloves......   1.25 fluidrachms

Oil of cinnamon . .   2.5 fluidrachms

Oil of neroli......     0.5 fluidrachm

Oil of lemon.....   1 fluidounce

Essence of jasmine  6 fluidounces

Essence of musk..   2 fluidounces

Rose water......   1 pint

Alcohol..........   8 pints

Mix, and if cloudy, filter through magnesium carbonate.