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Baldness - 1900

Balding head
Boxwood decoction <> 1 dr Powdered cantharides
1 oz Of proof spirit
1/2 lb Beef marrow
Weak salt water
12 dr Oil of bergamot or lavender

Rub the balding part morning and evening with onions, until it is red. Afterwards rub with honey. Another remedy is to wash it with decoction of boxwood; or, electrify it daily. Or infuse for a few days with one drop of powdered cantharides in an ounce of proof spirit; a half pound beef marrow; soak in several waters, lastly in weak salted water. Melt, strain and mix adding 10 to 12 crops of oil or bergamot, or lavender.

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