The formulae which follow for miscellaneous preparations are, as far as possible, arranged in classes according to their uses. Only a limited number of such formulas can be given in the space which is devoted to this subject, and we have endeavored to select such as are best suited for the purpose.
"In making Baking Powders it is necessary in the first place to choose good and appropriate material, and in the second place to have the articles which enter into the composition dry and very finely powdered."
This 6th part of Fenner's Complete Formulary goes into many preparations for household products, such as furniture polish, ink and glue. Originally written in the late 19th century for druggists of the day, these products were used to stock the apothecary with items local visitors used regularly, much in the way modern pharmacies stock beauty products and items for the home.
Among some of what you'll find in this 45-page document are:
- Adhesive preparations
- Baking Powder recipes
- Laundry/Cloth cleaning compounds
- Pest & Rodent poisons
- Foods (plants and infant/invalid)
- Inks, etc
- Wines & Spirits
If you've ever wanted to know how our forefathers got by on the day to day, and what products they used to do so, this is the guide that will tell you. It's a genuine formula book, straight from their day!