Hiccough, Cinchona Bark in Peppermint Stops

February 11th, 2008

“Put about one-fourth teaspoonful of cinchona bark, powdered in two ounces of peppermint water, and give one teaspoonful every five or ten minutes until relieved, or three drops of camphor and aqua ammonia in wineglassful of water,” These remedies are very good when the stomach is at fault, as they have a stimulating effect.

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