Blood from a black chicken cures shingles.
Turpentine will cure a corn on your foot.
If the seventh son blows in your mouth, it will cure the thrash.
Boil whiskey, ginger, and sugar and drink it to lower a fever.
Use Vaseline salve on your eye at night to cure a sty.
Mix sulfur and lard together for itching skin.
Boil oak bark and apply it to your skin for ring worms.
Use three drops of turpentine and a tablespoon of Castor oil to cure a stomach ache.
Vinegar, soda, and sugar mixed in water will help an upset stomach.
To keep hair from turning gray, use a tonic made of olive oil, sulphur, and vinegar.
Mix lemon and honey to cure a cough.
Rub vinegar on patches of poison to stop the itch.
Rub shoe polish on poison to dry it out.
For a headache, put spruce pine into boiling water, cool, then drink.
Boil a Mullen plant, mix it with honey to be used as a cough syrup.
For sores in your mouth, boil yellow root to make a tea.
Dandelion tea or water soaked watermelon seeds will cure bladder infections.
Vinegar was used for fainting, headaches, and as an antiseptic.
Mutton tallow rubbed on the chest and covered with a hot cloth might cure bronchitis and other colds.
A freshly cut onion will remove the burn of a bee sting.
Gun powder or turpentine would draw out the poison from a snake bite.
Mr. Doug Clevinger's History Classes
Hurley High School