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Chapped Hands, an Inexpensive Remedy for

Categories: Unclassified Remedies

"One-fourth ounce gum
tragacanth, one-fourth ounce boracic acid, one ounce glycerin, one and

one-half ounce alcohol, five cents' worth best white rose perfume. Soak

gum in pint of rain water for thirty-six hours; let warm slowly until

heated. Remove from the stove, strain through a cheese cloth, add the

other ingredients, stir well and bottle."