Black tea 2 ozs.: water 1 gallon; bay rum 1 quart; glycerin 3 ozs.; tinct. cantharides, 1 oz. Exhaust the tea with the water heated to boiling, filter, and stir in the remaining ingredients previously mixed.— [Ex. [The cantharides should never be used; they injure the hair far more than the borax; they were first employed by the French perfumers. Some honey added to either oJ these hair waters greatly improves their quality for thickening the growth of the hair.