Mix one gill of strong apple vinegar, cue tablespoonful of common salt, tablespoonful of strained honey, half a pod of red pepper; boil them together; strain into half a pint of strong sage tea. In severe cases give half a teaspoonful for an adult every hour; decrease the dose as the disease is relieved. Use some as a gargle.
Source: Mrs Hill’s New Cook-BookFiled under Remedy | Tags: apple vinegar, gargle, hill, honey, putrid, red pepper, sage, sage tea, salt, sore throat, strained honey, throat, vinegar | Comment (0)
If the gums become spongy, or detached from the necks of the teeth, your diet is probably defective, and more fresh vegetable is demanded. Lance the gums, however, and let them bleed freely, and
gargle the mouth with alum and water, or strong sage-tea unsweetened ; but the best application to spongy gums, and in case of salivation, is pure tannin, or, as a substitute, tincture of galls.
Source: Health, Disease and Remedy, George MooreFiled under Remedy | Tags: alum, diet, gall, galls, gums, moore, mouth, sage, sage tea, tannin, teeth, tincture, tooth | Comment (0)
No. 1. — One wineglassful of barm ; one wineglassful of vinegar ; remainder sage tea, to make a half-pint bottle of gargle.
No. 2. — A pinch of chlorate of potash in a glass of water. Gargle the throat with it twice a day, or oftener, if necessary.
No. 3. — Tar water is a very good gargle for sore throat ; it is to be used twice a day.
Source: The Unrivalled Cook-Book and Housekeeper’s Guide, Mrs WashingtonFiled under Remedy | Tags: barm, chlorate of potash, gargle, potash, sage, sage tea, sore throat, tar water, throat, vinegar, washington | Comment (0)