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Folk Remedies Healing Wisdom of Days Gone By by Consumer Guide editors

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Published by Consumer Guide .
Written in English


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Number of Pages384
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Open LibraryOL7574214M
ISBN 100451199030
ISBN 109780451199034
OCLC/WorldCa40987974

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Catching leaves in your hand, which fall from the trees in the fall, will cure a head cold. Colds – Preventing. Eat an onion sandwich and wash your hair. Close the windows and doors of the baby’s room and have the father keep smoking a pipe or cigar. Put some cow dung in water and bring it to a boil. Gargle the water three times a day and. Books shelved as natural-healing-folk-remedies: Breverton's Complete Herbal by Terry Breverton, Tibetan Medicine and You: A Path to Wellbeing, Better Hea. Here are centuries-old remedies for problems that still trouble us today: anxiety, flu and stress to name a few. Some folk remedies are nothing out of the ordinary, but others are slightly bizarre. Can a cow intestine have cosmic healing powers? Only one way to find out! Fire cider is a traditional tonic made with herbs stewed in apple cider. Dr. Jarvis spent his medical career serving the rural state of Vermont and studying the folk medicine practices he found there. The results of his lifetime work in this area are published in this book aptly titled Folk read it today is to go back in a time machine to visit a rural doctor of the first half of the 20th century who is studying the folk medicines of his time.4/5.

  This summer, I was ecstatic to find a charming old book by a country doctor who believed it was imperative he study folk remedies to gain the medical confidence of his patients living close to . ingredient in a lot of these so-called remedies: onions, kerosene, turpentine, urine and cow manure! There were hundreds to choose from. Many cures were various kinds of teas. Others were rather involved processes or recipes, which I didn't want to get into. So, rather than repeat what many homeopathic sites list. Folk Medicine Remedies and Cures. The origins of herbal medicine lie in the common verifiable experience of the human race, in observing which plants the animals ate when they were feeling sick, and following their example. From these origins, augmented by centuries of experiential trial and error, a body of knowledge and lore developed in each. herbal and other remedies are coming to be called, is the latest frontier in medical science. This book is not intended as a treatise on medical herbalism or nutrition, for that would require a volume many times larger than the scope of this little book can afford. Anyone interested in further study of File Size: 2MB.

About Folk Medicine "A fascinating book by a distinguished Vermont physician." NEW YORK DAILY NEWS For centuries the vigorous and healthy families of Vermont have passed down simple commonsense home remedies for all sorts of common aches and pains, from one generation to the next. Dr. Jarvis spent years practicing medicine in the Green Mountains and observed the natural wonders .   This book is great. It has home remedies for every imaginable ailment, and most of them have such a long list of different options that you can choose one based on what you have on hand. It's not something I use everyday, but it's great to have around in case of a sudden illness, rash, etc.5/5(5). Folk medicine definition is - traditional medicine as practiced nonprofessionally especially by people isolated from modern medical services and usually involving the . In summary, the book provides concise accounts of a variety of healing traditions but it presents a misleading account of the benefits and safety of folk remedies. The enduring value of healing traditions is in their emphasis on moderation in lifestyle and the psychological benefits of ritual interactions between healer and patient.