Grandma's Remedies is an endlessly fascinating collection of traditional cures and treatments for everything from acne to wasp stings.
Many are surprisingly effective, and all of them paint a vivid picture of the world of our grandparents and great-grandparents, where resourceful and inventive women were the guardians of family health.
If you're intrigued by the traditional and natural approach to healthcare, if you've ever wondered how to make a poultice or a tincture, or even if you just want to find out about the more domestic side of history, Grandma's Remedies is interesting - and enlightening - reading.
To treat a cold sore:
As soon as the first symptoms are detected, put honey on the affected part of the lip.
Chop an onion and persuade the patient to inhale the fumes until tears come.
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- Pages: 224
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