Dirty straw hats become clean when wet with lemon juice and brushed with cornmeal.
Ink stains and rust spots vanish when moistened with the juice and hung into the sun.
Fruit-stained hands become white with the application of lemon juice.
Indigestion is relieved by the juice of half a lemon and a little salt in a cup of hot water.
Source: 1001 Household Hints, Ottilie V. AmesFiled under Remedy | Tags: ames, cornmeal, hat, indigestion, ink, lemon, lemons, rust, salt, stain, stains, straw | Comment (0)
Place red-hot coals in a vessel and throw upon them a handful of corn meal. Hold the feet in the dense smoke, renewing the coals and meal till the pain is relieved. This has been known to make very marked cures, when all other remedies have failed.
Source: 76: A Cook BookFiled under Remedy | Tags: 76, chilblain, chilblains, coal, corn, corn meal, cornmeal, feet, foot, smoke | Comment (0)
Take two pounds corn meal and one pound Plaster of Paris.
Mix thoroughly and place where they congregate.
The above is very effective and is less dangerous than any other I know of.
Source: Tested Formulas and Useful House and Farm Recipes, T. KennyFiled under Remedy | Tags: corn, corn meal, cornmeal, kenny, mouse, plaster, plaster of paris, poison, rat, rodent | Comment (0)
“Flaxseed and cornmeal in oil.” Take equal parts of flaxseed and cornmeal and mix together, then add enough sweet oil to moisten this mixture. This should be applied hot and kept so by repeating as each poultice is cold. This will be found very beneficial.
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: cornmeal, ear, earache, ears, flax, flaxseed, poultice, sweet oil, twitter-archive | Comment (0)
“Sassafras root and slippery elm bark boiled together and the decoction thickened with cornmeal.” This should be changed as often as it becomes cool.
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: bark, boil, boils, carbuncle, cornmeal, sassafras, slippery elm, spots, twitter-archive | Comment (0)