If any person is threatened or taken with lockjaw from injuries of the arms, legs or feet, do not wait for a doctor, but put the part injured in the following preparation: Put hot wood-ashes into water as warm as can be borne; if the injured part cannot be put into water, then wet thick folded cloths in the water and apply them to the part as soon as possible, at the same time bathe the backbone from the neck down with some laxative stimulant–say cayenne pepper and water, or mustard and water (good vinegar is better than water); it should be as hot as the patient can bear it. Don’t hesitate; go to work and do it, and don’t stop until the jaws will come open. No person need die of lockjaw if these directions are followed.
Source: The White House Cookbook, F.L. GilletteFiled under Remedy | Tags: arm, arms, ash, ashes. backbone, cayenne pepper, feet, laxative, leg, legs, lockjaw, mustard, pepper, spine, stimulant, tetanus, vinegar, whitehouse, wood ash | Comment (0)
If a bottle of the oil of pennyroyal is left uncorked in a room at night, not a mosquito, nor any other blood-sucker, will be found there in the morning. Mix potash with powdered meal, and throw it into the rat-holes of a cellar, and the rats will depart. If a rat or a mouse get into your pantry, stuff into its hole a rag saturated with a solution of cayenne pepper, and no rat or mouse will touch the rag for the purpose of opening communication with a depot of supplies.
Source: The White House Cookbook, F.L. GilletteFiled under Remedy | Tags: bat, bats, cayenne, cayenne pepper, meal, mosquito, mosquitoes, mouse, oil of pennyroyal, pennyroyal, potash, rag, rat, whitehouse | Comment (0)
Laudanum two ounces, spirits of camphor two ounces, essence of peppermint two ounces, Hoffman’s anodyne two ounces, tincture of cayenne pepper two drachms, tincture of ginger one ounce. This is also invaluable. A teaspoonful in a little water, or a half a teaspoonful repeated in an hour afterward in a tablespoonful of brandy. This preparation will check diarrhea in ten minutes, and abate other premonitory symptoms of cholera immediately.
Source: The Housekeeper’s Friend: A Practical CookbookFiled under Remedy | Tags: anodyne, brandy, camphor, cayenne, cayenne pepper, cholera, diarrhea, diarrhoea, ginger, hoffman, housekeeper, laudanum, peppermint | Comment (0)
One-half pint of turpentine, one-half pint of alcohol, one ounce of camphor, one ounce saltpetre, one ounce ammonia, one-eighth of an ounce of cayenne pepper. Shake well before applying.
Source: The Housekeeper’s Friend: A Practical CookbookFiled under Remedy | Tags: alcohol, ammonia, camphor, cayenne pepper, housekeeper, rheumatism, saltpetre, turpentine | Comment (0)
Take one part cayenne pepper, two parts ginger; mix with lard and flour enough to make pills as large as a pea. Give two or more twice a day.
Source: The Kansas Home Cook-BookFiled under Remedy | Tags: cayenne, cayenne pepper, chicken, cholera, flour, ginger, kansas, lard, pepper | Comment (0)
“Gargle from four to six times daily with following:–
Strong Sage Tea 1 pint
Salt 2 tablespoonfuls
Cayenne Pepper 2 tablespoonfuls
Vinegar 2 tablespoonfuls
Honey 2 tablespoonfuls
Mix thoroughly and bottle for use.”
The above ingredients are all excellent for sore throat and it is an old tried remedy and can easily be obtained. If it is too strong dilute with warm water to the desired strength.
Source: Mother’s Remedies: Over One Thousand Tried and Tested Remidies from Mothers of the United States and Canada, T. J. RitterFiled under Remedy | Tags: cayenne, cayenne pepper, gargle, honey, sage, salt, throat, tickle, tickling, vinegar | Comment (0)
“Make a poultice of a slice of toast, saturate in alcohol and sprinkle with pepper and apply externally. This will give almost instant relief.”
Source: Mother’s Remedies: Over One Thousand Tried and Tested Remidies from Mothers of the United States and Canada, T. J. RitterFiled under Remedy | Tags: alcohol, bread, cayenne pepper, poultice, teeth, toast, tooth, toothache | Comment (0)
“To a pint of water, sweetened with sugar, add chalk one-half dram, anise, two drams, cayenne pepper, ten grains; boil this down to one-half pint. Give a teaspoonful every hour or two until relieved. Kerosene may be applied to the abdomen with cloths. This is a very good remedy and easily prepared.”
Source: Mother’s Remedies: Over One Thousand Tried and Tested Remidies from Mothers of the United States and Canada, T. J. RitterFiled under Remedy | Tags: abdomen, anise, cayenne, cayenne pepper, chalk, cholera morbus, digestion, kerosene, stomach, sugar | Comment (0)
“Tincture cayenne pepper, five to ten drop doses in a little hot water. Before giving this medicine it is well to drink a quantity of tepid water and produce vomiting. This can be made more effective by adding five or ten drops of camphor.”
Very strong sage tea 1/2 pint; strained honey, common salt, and strong vinegar, of each 2 tablespoons; cayenne, the pulverized, one rounding teaspoon; steeping the cayenne with the sage, strain, mix and bottle for use, gargling from 4 to a dozen times daily according to the severity of the case.
Source: Dr Chase’s Recipes, or Information for Everybody, A.W. ChaseFiled under Remedy | Tags: cayenne, cayenne pepper, gargle, honey, sage, salt, sore throat, throat, vinegar | Comment (0)