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Javelle Water

To bleach and remove stains.

Ingredients

  • 4 pounds sal-soda
  • 1 pound chloride of lime
  • 1 gallon water

Instructions

Heat the sal soda in a vessel over the fire, add the water boiling. Boil ten minutes. Add the chloride of lime, having first reduced it to powder. When cold, bottle and cork the mixture. Rinse well after using.

Source

Cloud City Cook-Book (1889).

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