Carbonate of magnesia and soda may be used as substitutes for the potashes.
Dip a red into potashes and you have a light wine purple; blue and red dye is best.
Alkalim′eter, an instrument for ascertaining the quantity of free alkali in any impure specimen, as in the potashes of commerce.
It is next broken up and packed in air-tight barrels, and in this state constitutes the potashes or potash of commerce.
Potatoes are much better steamed with their skins on than boiled, as they then retain all the potashes.
The bounty on Pearl and Potashes has made a large industry,—over a thousand tons are annually produced.
Carbonate of potash, under the name of salt of tartar, or potashes, is sold by oilmen for cleansing purposes.
Bathe the feet frequently in lukewarm water, with a little salt or potashes dissolved in it.
Canada has been the principal source of supply of this form of potash; hence the commercial name of Montreal potashes.
Dip a good yellow in potashes, well boiled and stir, and you will have an orange.