Worm seed, two ounces; valerian, rhubarb, pink root, white agaric, senna, of each one ounce and a half. Boil in sufficient water to yield three quarts of decoction. Now add to it ten drops of the oil of tansy and forty-five drops of the oil of cloves, dissolved in a quart of rectified spirit. Dose: one tablespoonful at night.
Source: The White House Cookbook, F.L. GilletteFiled under Remedy | Tags: agaric, clove oil, cloves, decoction, oil of cloves, oil of tansy, pink root, rectified spirit, rhubarb, senna, spirit, tansy, tansy oil, valerian, vermifuge, white agaric, whitehouse, worm, worm seed, worms | Comment (0)
Take gum myrrh and aloes, of each one ounce; saffron, sage leaves, and tansy leaves, of each half an ounce. Tincture in a pint of brandy for two weeks, and give to children a teaspoonful once a week to once a month as a preventive. They will never be troubled with worms as long as you do this.
Source: The Ladies’ Book of Useful InformationFiled under Remedy | Tags: aloes, brandy, gum, myrrh, saffron, sage, tansy, tincture, vermifuge, worm, worms | Comment (0)
“Boil handful each of tansy and smartweed together till strong tea is made. Dip cloths in the hot tea and apply.” Good local and quieting application.
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: pain, rheumatism, smartweed, tansy | Comment (0)
“This may be relieved by sitting over the steam of a strong decoction of tansy, wormwood, and yarrow, and fomenting the abdomen with the same. Then take the following in wineglassful doses:– One ounce each of ground pine, southern wood, tansy, catnip and germander, simmering in two quarts of water down to three pints and pour boiling hot on one ounce of pennyroyal herb, strain when cold and take as per dose above.”
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: catnip, decoction, fomentation, germander, menstruation, pennyroyal, pine, southern wood, tansy, tonic, wormwood, yarrow | Comment (0)
“Tansy leaves may be crushed and put in whisky or dried and crushed with sugar. This is the best vermifuge I ever used.” A tea made of tansy leaves must be used carefully as it is strong and never given to pregnant women.
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: pin worm, round worm, roundworms, sugar, tansy, whisky, worm, worms | Comment (0)