From hydrochloric ether and rectified spirit, equal parts, mixed together.
Take of oil of rue, 12 to 15 drops; rectified spirit, 1⁄2 fl.
By distilling a mixture of essential oil of lavender and rectified spirit; and the other—2.
In perfumery, rectified spirit of wine, or commercial alcohol, holding essential oils or other odorous matters in solution.
When required for keeping, about 1-7th of its volume of rectified spirit must be added.
The coloured flames are generally produced by the combustion of alcohol or rectified spirit upon certain salts in fine powder.
It will not keep without the addition of about 1-10th of its weight of rectified spirit.
A sixpence and the strongest commercial nitric acid and rectified spirit answer for the above purpose.
When pure, it is soluble in all proportions in absolute alcohol, but rectified spirit only dissolves 16% of it.
It is soluble in about 400 parts of cold water, less soluble in rectified spirit, and insoluble in absolute alcohol and in ether.