Put a piece of toasted bread into it, and it will preserve the spirit for twelve hours after, in a very considerable degree.
Source: The Cook’s Oracle and Housekeeper’s Manual, W.M. KitchenerFiled under Remedy | Tags: beer, bread, flat, kitchener, toast, toasted | Comment (0)
Toast thoroughly a slice of stale bread, put it in a jug, and pour over it a quart of water which has been boiled and cooled, and in two hours decant ; a small piece of orange or lemon peel put into the jug with the bread improves the flavor greatly. This forms a good drink in febrile afflictions.
Source: The Housekeeper’s Friend: A Practical CookbookFiled under Remedy | Tags: bread, febrile, fever, housekeeper, lemon, orange, peel, toast | Comment (0)
Receive the smoke of Turpentine cast on burning coals. This cures also the Bloody Flux and the Falling of the Fundament.
Or put a large brown Toast into three quarts of water, with a drachm of cochineal powdered, and a drachm of salt of wormwood. Drink it all in as short time as you conveniently can. This rarely fails to cure all Fluxes, Cholera Morbus, yea, and inflammations of the bowels. Tried.
Or take a spoonful of Plantane-seed bruised, morning and evening till it stops.
Or ten grains of Ipecacuanha, three mornings successively. It is likewise excellent as a sudorific.
Or boil four ounces of rasped Logwood, or fresh Logwood chips, in three quarts of water to two; strain it, and drink a quarter of a pint, sweetened with loaf-sugar warm, twice a day. It both binds and heals. Or take a small tea-cupful of it every hour.
Or boil the fat of a breast of mutton in a quart of water for an hour. Drink the broth as soon as you can conveniently. This will cure the most inveterate flux. Tried.
Source: Primitive Physic: or an easy and natural method of curing most diseases, John Wesley.Filed under Remedy | Tags: bloody flux, bowels, cholera morbus, cochineal, fat, flux, fundament, ipecacuanha, loaf-sugar, logwood, mutton, plantain, plantane, sudorific, toast, turpentine, wormwood | Comment (0)
“Make a poultice of a slice of toast, saturate in alcohol and sprinkle with pepper and apply externally. This will give almost instant relief.”
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: alcohol, bread, cayenne pepper, poultice, teeth, toast, tooth, toothache | Comment (0)