Saturday, June 11, 2011

Walnut Hair Dye

Household Discoveries and Mrs. Curtis's Cookbook circa 1908

Press the juice from the bark or shell of green walnuts. Add a small quantity of rectified alcohol and a little allspice or a few cloves.
Let the mixture stand for a week or ten days and shake occasionally.
Filter through a linen cloth and add a small amount of common salt as a preservative.
Keep in a cool, dark place.

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