For Toothache or Pain in the Face

June 3rd, 2015

Mix salt with the yolk of an egg until about the consistency of mustard, and use same as a mustard plaster. This remedy is also good for snake bites.

Source: Audel’s Household Helps, Hints and Receipts

Bites, Spirits of Ammonia for Snake

November 12th, 2008

“Strong spirits of ammonia applied to the wounds of snake bites or rabid animals is better than caustic. It neutralizes the poison.” Enough of the ammonia should be used to irritate the parts. It is harmless treatment and should be used freely.

Source: Mother’s Remedies: Over One Thousand Tried and Tested Remidies from Mothers of the United States and Canada, T. J. Ritter

Snake Bites, Onions and Salt for

July 29th, 2008

“Good drawing poultice for snake bites is an onion and a handful of salt pounded together. We also use this for a common poultice.”

Source: Mother’s Remedies: Over One Thousand Tried and Tested Remidies from Mothers of the United States and Canada, T. J. Ritter

Snake Bites, Simple Poultice for

June 8th, 2008

Poultice of hops or salt and grease; grease is to keep salt together. Hops are always kept to be used in berry season.” As a poultice it draws the poison out.

Source: Mother’s Remedies: Over One Thousand Tried and Tested Remidies from Mothers of the United States and Canada, T. J. Ritter