Thursday, June 27, 2013


"Rose Lip-Salve - Eight ounces of sweet almond oil, four ounces of prepared mutton suet, one ounce and a hair of white wax, two ounces of spermaceti, twenty drops of otto; steep a small quantity of alkanet root in the oil, and strain before using. Melt the suet, wax, and spermaceti together, then add the almond oil and otto." From Godey's Magazine 1859