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home remedies

See also Part I – Cuts, Scrapes, Bruises and Burns and Part II — Sore Throat, Cough, Stuffy Nose. Part I has the long version of my disclaimers: I am not a doctor, this is not medical advice, please see a professional.  Natural does not automatically mean safe.  I am not opposed to Western medicine.   [...]

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See also Part I – Cuts, Scrapes, Bruises and Burns.  It has the long version of my disclaimers: I am not a doctor, this is not medical advice, please see a professional.  Natural does not automatically mean safe.  I am not opposed to Western medicine. Sore Throat, Cough, Stuffy Nose Basically, “common cold” type symptoms, [...]

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Not so crazy many years ago, when people had a stomachache or a headache, they didn’t run to the drugstore.  They either suffered with it, or they used a home remedy.  Sometimes the home remedies were remarkably effective.  Sometimes they were just placebo, but effective nonetheless.  (Sometimes, if you weren’t careful, they might even do [...]

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Ginger

by Lisa Linderman on July 20, 2009

in country wisdom,herbs,home remedies

For as long as I can remember, I have been very prone to motion sickness. As a child, I needed only to say, “I don’t feel so well” from the back seat of the car, and my parents would slam on the brakes and/or jam a bucket under my chin for the inevitable deluge. After [...]

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