Put either the fresh or the dried plants into boiling water in a covered vessel, which should be placed near the fire for an hour. The young shoots both of balm and of mint are to be preferred, on account of their strong aromatic qualities. These infusions may be drunk freely in feverish and in various other complaints, in which diluents are recommended. Mint tea, made with the fresh leaves, is useful in allaying nausea and vomiting.
Source: Valuable Receipts, J.M. PrescottFiled under Remedy | Tags: balm, balm-tea, diluent, fever, mint, nausea, prescott, tea, teas. mint tea, vomiting | Comment (0)
Drink warm Lemonade in the beginning of every fit; it cures in a few days. Tried.
Or take a tea-spoonful of Oil of Sulphur in a cup of Balm-Tea, once or twice a day.
Source: Primitive Physic: or an easy and natural method of curing most diseases, John Wesley.Filed under Remedy | Tags: balm, balm-tea, fever, lemon, lemonade, sulphur | Comment (0)