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Origin of alkanet
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On removing from the fire, add three or four small pieces of alkanet root, and keep the vessel closely covered for several hours.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
According to Dr John, good alkanet root contains 51⁄2 per cent.
Cochineal is turned by the potassa to a violet-red, orchil to a violet-blue, and alkanet to a decided blue.
Hydrochloric acid, whether dilute or concentrated, is without action on alkanet violet.
Color the grease very strongly with alkanet root, then proceed as for the manufacture of saponaceous cream.The Art of Perfumery|G. W. Septimus Piesse