For A Cold

January 3rd, 2008

“For a cold in the throat, dissolve a piece of borax, the size of a pea, in the mouth and don’t talk. It will work like a charm.” This is an old and well tried remedy and is very good for colds or sore throat. It acts by contracting the tissues and in that way there is less congestion in the parts.

Source: Mother’s Remedies: Over One Thousand Tried and Tested Remidies from Mothers of the United States and Canada, T. J. Ritter

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