Romany Remedies And Recipes

Romany Remedies And Recipes

by Gypsy Petulengro
     
 

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Originally published in 1935, this brilliant little book contains a host of geniune Romany Remedies collated by Gipsy Petulengro, Grandson of the old gypsy tinker, Petulengro, immortalised by George Borrow in"The Romany Rye" and "Lavengro". All the remedies should be taken with a pinch of salt (or in some cases, not at all!) but the majority of them still make good…  See more details below

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Originally published in 1935, this brilliant little book contains a host of geniune Romany Remedies collated by Gipsy Petulengro, Grandson of the old gypsy tinker, Petulengro, immortalised by George Borrow in"The Romany Rye" and "Lavengro". All the remedies should be taken with a pinch of salt (or in some cases, not at all!) but the majority of them still make good sense today and the book is a fascinating read. Contents Include Remedies, Ointments, Embrocations and Liniments, Recipes, Dog Hints, Fakes, Fishing, Poaching and Other Tricks and Recipes. Contains alleged remedies for Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Jaundice, Dyspepsia and Deafness. Remedies: Aperient, Appendicitis, Asthma and Chest Complaints, Bad Blood, Scurvy, Eruptions, Bad Legs, Ulcers, Bladder trouble, Blood Pressure, Boils and carbuncles, Catarrh, Catarrh of the Bladder (!), Chilblains, Colds, Constipation, Consumption, Corns, Coughs, Cystitis, Deafness, Diabetes, Diarrhoea, Dropsy, Dyspepsia, Epilepsy, Eye Afflictions, Gastritis, Gout, gravel, Hair Stimulant, Heart, Hoarseness, Indigestion, Inflamed Eyes, Influenza, Insomnia, Itches, Jaundice, Kidney complaints, Lumbago, Lung troubles, Menstrual Irregularities, Nerves, Neuralgia, Obesity, Piles, Pleurisy, Quinsy, Rheumatism, Sciatica, Sickness, Sore Throats, St Vitus' Dance, Stone in Bladder, Tapeworms and Whooping cough. And that's just the first chapter!Keywords: Boils And Carbuncles Romany Rye Chilblains Dyspepsia Appendicitis Scurvy Catarrh Deafness Recipes Dropsy Jaundice Rheumatism Bad Blood Old Gypsy George Borrow Chest Complaints Liniments Geniune Pinch Of Salt Corns

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781446548905
Publisher:
Read Books Ltd.
Publication date:
04/16/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
60
Sales rank:
936,031
File size:
229 KB

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