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The Old Root and Herb Doctor (Paperback) Loot Price: R266
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The Old Root and Herb Doctor (Paperback): John Goodale Briante
The Old Root and Herb Doctor (Paperback): John Goodale Briante

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The Old Root and Herb Doctor (Paperback)

John Goodale Briante

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Loot Price R266 Discovery Miles 2 660

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: COUGH REMEDY. Take one ounce of Elecampane, half an ounce of Hoarhound, an ounce and a half of Liquorice root, two ounces of Sulphur. Pulverize them, and add honey. Take a tea-spoonful, at intervals, as needful. YELLOW DOCK OINTMENT. Take common Yellow Dock, pour cream over it and simmer together gently. It makes a good ointment which will be found very cooling in cases of humors. PILE OINTMENT. Take a handful of Jimson leaves and the same quantity of Parsley, and stew them in a pound of lard. MEASLES. The first appearances of Measles are small eruptions upon the face and hody, more particularly the face and neck, which do not tend to produce pup. These spots afterward run together and form red streaks, and produce some swelling in the face.? Measles is a contagious disease, but persons seldom have it a second time. In many respects it resemblesSmall Pox, and the general course of treatment should be about the same. The patient should he kept in the house, and the rooms warm at all times, as sudden changes are apt to cause the measles to strike in. A strong tea, made of Saffron and Snake- root, Pennyroyal or Mayweed should be used freely After the measles has fairly turned, give a good portion of physic. In most cases, but little medicine is needed, for with a little assistance, nature will do the work. JAUNDICE. This disease is first observable in the eye, which has a yellow appearance, and afterwards the whole skin takes the same hue; the urine is also of the same saffron hue and will dye a white cloth if wet with it. The following has proved very successful in many cases. Take equal parts of Soot and Saffron; tie them up in a cloth to the size of half a hen's egg, let it lie in a glass of water over night, in the morning put the yolk of an egg, bea...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2010
First published: October 2010
Authors: John Goodale Briante
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 40
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-09812-0
Barcode: 9780217098120
Categories: Books
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LSN: 0-217-09812-6

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