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Nature's Herbal Remedies 1933

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#1 mixingitup

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Posted 21 April 2008 - 06:10 PM

This company was located in Hammond IN and sold herbs, tea & soap. I was hoping to find some formulations in it but didn't have much luck. I did find this and liked the write-up:

Wild Wood Toilet Soap
.25 per bar, 6 bars for $1.00
The superfine toilet soap. Is for those who value their complexion. It is the aristocrat of soaps. It is intended for those who consider quality above price. It is made of the finest materials, as is apparent to any connoisseur upon the first using of this soap.
That fresh, dainty appearance desired by every lady of refinement can only be maintained by the use of a superfine toilet soap.
Soaps made from cheap grease, rendered from every conceivable source, cannnot be good for the complexion. No amount of perfume can make such soaps good.
Our Wild Wood Tiolet Soap is made of selected materials-edible fats-scientifically blended with essential oils.

I thought this was interesting, too.
Canada Snake Root Liniment
Made from Canada Snake Root, Capsicum, May Apple Root, Indian Turnip and soap shavings

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Posted 22 April 2008 - 11:38 AM

Hrm... sounds like my wood soap. Weird.

Snake root linament sounds interesting:).

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Posted 22 April 2008 - 02:32 PM

:D Do not Hrm!!! This is out of an authenic *old* little booklet.

The Snake Root Liniment was one ounce of each in 2 qts of water. Boil down to 1 qrt and add a handful of any kind of soap. When disolved, strain and the liniment is ready.

Medicated Cotton...


It is very hand for Nasal congestion, for the reason that a small wad can be placed in each nostril and allowed to remain there unnoticed while user attends to his duties.
Like no one would notice a wad of cotton up their nose :D

Hair Grower: (I don't know how much is in a box)
2 boxes Haar Wurzel
1 box Jabora Leaves
1/2 box Sage Leaves
! box Chamomile
1 box Peach Tree leaves
Place all the above in a gallon jar; add 2 qts apple cider vinegar and let stand for 10 days.
Strain and add as much water as there is vinegar.
Apply to the scalp morning and evening, always rubbing upward
Do not rinse out of hair.
You may add Arabia perfume or Hop flowers to darken hair.

Aroma De Forest Perfume:
Sandalwood, Cassia Bark, Sassafras Bark, Pine and Spruce.
May be used as a handkerchief perfume or in clothes closets.

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Posted 24 April 2008 - 03:10 AM

I know Mixin... they stole my soap 80 years ago! The nerve! :D Must be one of those great mind things.... :D

Kewl recipes! Thanks for posting that!

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