- Section: THE LADIES COMPANION FOR THE DRESSING ROOM.
- Recipe: To make the Hair grow thick.
collection: Early Modern through the 18th Century
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To make the Hair grow thick.
Take of southernwood, hazel, bark, rosemary, myrtle berries, and maiden hair, each two ounces, lay them on a red hearth, or in an oven till they are reduced to ashes; put the ashes into a quart of white wine, so as to work it into a strong lye; then let it to cool, and rub the hair with it as hard as you can.