Into a pint of water put two ounces of bicarbonate of soda. Take two tablespoonfuls in the early forenoon, and the same toward night; also drink freely of water through the day. Inflammation of the kidneys has been successfully treated with large doses of lime-water.
Persons troubled with kidney difficulty should abstain from sugar and the things that are converted into sugar in digestion, such as starchy food and sweet vegetables.
Source: The White House Cookbook, F.L. GilletteFiled under Remedy | Tags: bicarbonate of soda, diabetes, gravel, kidney, kidneys, lime water, soda, starch, sugar, whitehouse | Comment (0)
Two ounces of alcohol;
One and a half ounces of glycerine;
One ounce of liverwort;
Three hundred and twenty grains of saltpetre;
Forty drops of wintergreen.
Steep the liverwort in a quart of water down to half the quantity, then throw in the other ingredients while hot. Dose: One tablespoonful about four times a day.
Source: The Ladies’ Book of Useful Information.Filed under Remedy | Tags: alcohol, glicerine, glycerin, kidney, liver, liverwort, saltpetre, wintergreen | Comment (0)