The colours seem to have been mixed with water and some flexible gum like tragacanth.
Dr John applies the term to all those gums which, like tragacanth, swell, but do not dissolve in water.
He taught me, in the presence of my new mother, how to fix it with some tragacanth gum, and I found myself exactly like my friend.
It is best administered in lozenges prepared with sugar and tragacanth.
Acacia, tragacanth, bassorin and plasment applications are used in cases of a subacute and chronic character.
Next, put on an outside cover of bladder or thick white paper secured with a band of the same, coated with tragacanth paste.
An inferior quality is the tragacanth of Morea, which generally comes from Greece via Trieste.
Rub the tragacanth with the glycerin, and add the water gradually.
For tragacanth size, colors of great consistency, mostly fine earth colors are the best.
Further examination indicated the presence of salicylic acid, a gummy material, having the properties of tragacanth and glycerin.