The alkanet is an erect, hairy plant, which is not quite so bristly as its cousin, the Common Borage.
Put into a wide-mouthed bottle four ounces of the best olive oil, with one ounce of the small parts of alkanet root.
alkanet Root strikes a beautiful red when mixed with Oils or Pomatums.
Wax tinged with alkanet root, and applied to the marble hot enough to melt it freely.
Put into a pint of cold-drawn linseed oil, four pennyworth of alkanet root, and two pennyworth of rose pink.
alkanet is to be bought at the druggists, is very cheap, perfectly innoxious, and is now much used for colouring confectionary.
Color the grease very strongly with alkanet root, then proceed as for the manufacture of saponaceous cream.
Or boil in the milk a very small muslin bag with alkanet tied up in it.
Both the above articles are sold either white or colored with alkanet root.
Then remove the bag of alkanet, (which may be used again for the same purpose,) and put the oil into clear glass lamps.