THE TOILET OF FLORA; OK, OK, I know that a book with that kind of title doesn't sound right, but just look at the co-title: OR A Collection of the Most Simple and Approved METHODS OF PREPARING - Baths, Essences, Pomatums, Powders, Perfumes, Sweet-Scented Waters, and Opiates for preferving and whitening the Teeth, Etc. Etc. With recepipts for cosmetics of every kind, that can smooth and brighten the skin, give force to beauty, and take off the appearance of OLD AGE and Decay. For the use of the Ladies. Improved from the French of M. Buchoz, M.D.
Published Date; 1779
9- Receipt to thicken the Hair, and make it grow again on a bald part.
Take roots of a maiden vine, roots of Hemp, and Cores of soft Cabbages, of each two handfuls; dry and burn them; afterwards make a lye with the athes. Before you wash your head with this lye, the part should be rubbed well with honey, and this method perfitted in for three days together.
14- A FLUID TO MAKE THE HAIR GROW
Take the tops of Hemp as soon as that plant begins to appear abouve ground, and infuse, them four and twenty hours in water. Dip the teeth of the comb in this fluid, and it will certainly quicken the growth of the hair.
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