- Section: THE LADIES COMPANION FOR THE DRESSING ROOM.
- Recipe: To make a Perfume to carry in a Box in your Pocket.
collection: Early Modern through the 18th Century
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To make a Perfume to carry in a Box in your Pocket.
Take two scruples of the flowers of benjamin, half a scruple of the flowers of roses, one scruple of orange peel, a little nutmeg grated small, essence of cinnamon and orange, each a scruple; mix with these half an ounce of jessamine butter, a few grains of musk and amber; beat them all together till they are properly mixed in a morter, then put the powder in a box.