Another Cure for the Consumption

July 9th, 2022

Gather the herb and flowers of the violet in the month of May, and dry them in the shade. Then you may smoke it out of a pipe.

Source: Recipes: Information for Everybody, J.F. Landis

For a Dry, Irritating Cough

May 3rd, 2015

Smoke in a common clean pipe equal quantities of ground coffee and rich pine saw-dust. My husband finds almost instant relief when his throat and lungs are sore. Swallow all the smoke you can.

Source: Mrs Owens’ Cook Book and Useful Household Hints, Frances Owens