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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
     

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

by Jay Heinrichs, Dorothy Behlen Heinrichs, The Editors of Yankee Magazine
 

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,

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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 warding off a backache, curing a cough with licorice, relieving neck pain with a hot-pepper cream, cooking a breakfast that will ward off a headache, curing a dizzy spell with potato chips, and much more. These “house-call cures” are tried and true and should be available in every home.

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A resource of remedies from more than 250 rural doctors, nurses, midwives, and herbalists covering common problems from backaches to varicose veins with simple answers and some commonsense solutions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781602399730
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
02/28/2011
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
230,103
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Jay Heinrichs, former editor of National Wildlife magazine and Dartmouth
Alumni Magazine, and group publisher of the Ivy League Magazine Network,
is the author of The Yankee Way to Simplify Your Life and co-author of
Home Remedies from a Country Doctor. He lives near Middlebury,
Vermont.

Yankee
Magazine is dedicated to people who relish the traditions and values of New England. It features humor pieces, poetry, how-to articles, and personality pieces. Topics covered include travel, food,
shopping, books, and much more. It is located in Dublin, New Hampshire.

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