Posted by Linda on July 11, 1997 at 16:50:04:
In reply to Long Post on keeping clean, and a couple of questions posted by Caroline on July 11, 1997 at 00:15:01
] I have also got three different recipes for tooth powder from the period, too.But this post is long enough already.
When I was young my mother sometimes had us use baking soda as a deodorant. We would also, sometimes, mix it with salt to brush our teeth.
I think that the odor removing properties of baking soda are well known now. Did they know about it during the Regency era?
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