Whooping Cough

November 7th, 2021

1 oz. powdered alum
1 quart boiling water

Stir well till dissolved. Sweeten freely with golden syrup (the best), add 6 drops of essence of peppermint. For an infant, 1 teaspoonful frequently; for an older child, 1 dessertspoonful frequently. This remedy is invaluable.

Source: The Northampton Cookery Book, M.A. Jeffery


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