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Home Remedies from a Country Doctor: Oatmeal, Cucumbers, Ammonia, Lemon, Gin-Soaked Raisins: Timeless Solutions to More Than 200 Common Aches, Pains, and Illnesses

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Got a cough you can't cure? An insatiable craving for a candy bar? A hangover you can't shake? This is the book for anyone who wants quick, simple, time-proven cures for anything that ails you. Collected from over 250 country doctors, herbalists, nurses, midwives, dentists, and other medical professionals, here are more than 1,400 drug-free, country-tested remedies for war ...more
Paperback, 512 pages
Published February 28th 2011 by Skyhorse (first published April 15th 1999)
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Lenore Webb
Feb 09, 2011 rated it really liked it
I like 'working' from home so to speak. And believe in the old country wife who could make up those remedies that later science proved worked. So now I am finding some of my own with "Home Remedies from a Country Doctor". This has over 200 solutions for those common illnesses. We all know that they are putting capsaican into creams to help with aches and pains. Well that came from a lil known remedy of putting hot pepper into a homemade cream. And Dear Hubby has been belching so much we are thin ...more
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I LOVED this book. It gave me some really excellent ideas. I need to buy it.
Mazzou B
Apr 07, 2015 rated it it was ok
Has many remedies in it which I know from experience are good and healthy. ALSO has many suggestions for medicines and drugs which are not natural and I would avoid. Thus, not a must-read.
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