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Mouth Pastils for Smokers (1873)

Take of

Fresh-roasted coffee (in fine powder) …. 1 1/2 ounce

Chocolate (do.) …. 1 1/2 ounce

White sugar (do.) …. 1 1/2 ounce

Vanilla (do.) …. 1 ounce

Charcoal (recent; do.) …. 1 ounce

Mucilage of tragacanth (to mix) …. q.s.

The preceding, sucked ad libitum, are used to sweeten and perfume the breath; the last also acts by chemically deodorizing it. They are great favourites in the fashionable world among smokers.

Instructions and Cautions Respecting the Selection and Use of Perfumes, Cosmetics and Other Toilet Articles by Arnold J. Cooley, 1873, p. 551

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