- Linseed oil,
- Lime water,
of each equal parts. Mix them.
This liniment is extremely useful in cases of scalds or burns, being singularly efficacious in preventing, if applied in time, the inflammation subsequent to burns or scalds; or even in removing it, after it has come on.
It is also a species of soap, and might be called Soap of Lime, although it probably contains a great excess of oil.
Source: The Edinburgh New Dispensatory, Andrew DuncanFiled under Remedy | Tags: burn, burns, edinburgh, inflammation, lime, liniment, linseed, linseed oil, scald, scalds, skin, soap, soap of lime | Comment (0)
One ounce oil of origanum, two ounces spirits of turpentine, shake up well and apply on soft linen; to some persons this liniment has an unpleasant odor, but it is very efficacious; there is no better for burns, sprains, cuts, etc., in cases where the skin is not broken; pour a little into the hand, and rub well on the parts affected two or three times a day.
Source: Audel’s Household Helps, Hints and ReceiptsFiled under Remedy | Tags: audel, burn, cut, linen, liniment, oregano, origanum, skin, sprain, turpentine | Comment (0)
“One pint pure cider vinegar, one pint of turpentine, four fresh eggs, put the egg shells and all in the vinegar, let stand until the vinegar eats the eggs all up, then add the turpentine.” This makes a fine liniment.
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: cider vinegar, egg, egg shells, liniment, rheumatism, turpentine, vinegar | Comment (0)
“Equal parts of spirits of turpentine and vinegar and the yolk of one egg make a valuable liniment in cases of sprains, bruises and rheumatism poultice. Take common salt, roast it on a hot stove till dry as possible. Take one teaspoonful each of dry salt, venice turpentine and pulverized castile soap. Excellent for felon, apply twice daily until open.” This is a very good liniment and if applied often will draw, which is one of the essential things for a felon.
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: bruise, bruises, egg, felon, liniment, rheumatism, salt, soap, sprains, turpentine, vinegar | Comment (0)
Alcohol 1 qt; aqua ammonia 4 oz; oil of origanum 2 oz; camphor gum 2 oz; opium 2 oz; gum myrrh 20 oz; common salt 2 table-spoons. Mix, and shake occasionally for a week.
Source: Dr Chase’s Recipes, or Information for Everybody, A.W. ChaseFiled under Remedy | Tags: alcohol, ammonia, camphor, liniment, myrrh, opium, oregano, origanum, salt, sores | Comment (0)
Take a quart bottle and put into it 1/4 oz of cayenne, pulverized, then put in 2 oz of lobelia herb, and fill up the bottle with whisky; in two weeks it is ready for use, and applicable for cuts, bruises, strains, sprains &c.; and it will heal cork cuts in the feet of oxen or horses, without stopping them from labor, and with but very little soreness, by applying 2 or 3 times daily.
Source: Dr Chase’s Recipes, or Information for Everybody, A.W. ChaseFiled under Remedy | Tags: bruise, bruises, cayenne, cut, cuts, liniment, lobelia, sprains, strains, twitter-archive | Comment (0)
“Five cents’ worth spirits ammonia, five cents’ worth spirits turpentine, whites of two eggs beaten, one cup cider vinegar, two cups rain water.” This gentleman from Ohio says he has used the liniment for many years, and his neighbors have used it with the utmost success. He recommends it as the best he ever used.
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: ammonia, bruise, bruises, cider vinegar, egg, liniment, turpentine | Comment (0)
“Aconite liniment or aconite rubbed on the forehead will relieve the pain in the head almost instantly. One drop of the tincture of nux vomica in a teaspoonful of water every five or ten minutes will quickly relieve.” Nux vomica is good only when the headache comes from constipation and stomach trouble and too high living.
“Cut a lemon in two and squeeze juice on parts afflicted and rub in, then place hot cloths over it. I know this will cure the pain.” This is very good.
“Take a pint of raw linseed oil and four ounces tincture of camphor, mix and apply a cloth saturated in the liniment to the affected parts, taking care that the whole surface of the inflamed parts is covered with the liniment. When the breasts become swollen or painfully inflamed, apply the liniment often to prevent gathering.” Even if they have gathered it is an excellent outward application. It allays pain, is extremely soothing and seldom fails to effect a cure.