Make a sage infusion, add 1
teaspoon of apple cider vinegar, honey.
times a day
Slippery Elm Drops
1 cup powdered
1/8 cup of sugar
5-8 drops of peppermint
extract (you be the judge how minty you want
1/8 cup of water
Mix ingredients together
until it is doughy. Place a piece of
parchment paper on a cookie sheet
And spread mixture out
until it is about 1/8 of an inch thick.
Allow to dry for a couple of hours and
Cut into one inch pieces.
Then allow the droplets to completely dry (for a
couple of days or longer)
Be sure to turn them
regularly. Store in an air tight jar!
These use to be
one of my biggest sellers with the cold soother
Stuffy Nose and Congestion:
Inhaler Oil: Use
equal amounts of the following oils:
Eucalyptus, peppermint, lavender, pin and thyme.
Put approximately 10-15
drops of this oil mixture into a bowl, add 1
pint of boiling water. Cover head with
towel and breathe in the scents.
Making your own
Mix together: ½
teaspoon of peppermint, pine, lavender oils-add
2 teaspoons of eucalyptus oil. Mix 2 cups
of a carrier oil such as sunflower, olive or
safflower oil. Warm together and add
approximately 4 teaspoons of bees wax heat until
wax is melted. Immediately pour into small
glass jars. Place lid on securely once it
Use approximately ¼ cup of each of the herbs:
Spearmint, Peppermint, thyme, elder flowers,
lavender, rosemary and 1/8 cup of yarrow.
Mix all of these herbs
together and store in an air tight jar.
Bring to boil 1 quart of distilled water and add
about 3-4 teaspoons of herbal mix to boiling
water. Let it steep for about 15-30
minutes. Drink a half of cup of tea about
4 times a day.
Cold Soother Tea:
1 cup-peppermint, ½ cup
Nettle, ½ part yarrow, ½ cup lavender, ½ cup
mullein and 1 cup spearmint, mix together in a
jar with a tight lid. Bring to boil 1
quart of distilled water and add 3 teaspoons of
herbal tea mixture. Cover pot and let it
steep for 15 minutes.
I keep a supply of this tea
available at all times. Once you feel a
cold is coming on, start drinking this tea.
Crones Remedies: An
Mind ye place onion in an
old unwashed sock and tie sock around yon neck
till well again.
For bad chest:
Wide strip of linen, mustard seeds and an onion,
boil to cook and mash well spread hot onto your
cloth and bind around your chest keep on for one
best brown paper, soaked in paraffin and tie
around painful place with string.
best brown paper, and vinegar, set on to bruise
, or rub the spot well for a quick cure
gargle with salty
warm water, eat cloves of garlic , make a tea
from rosemary, lavender and pepper- Honey and
fresh lemon in warm water.
stuff a clove into the tooth and bandage that
side of the face, or place in a very small piece
of red linen, a piece of coal, pinch of
salt and a pepper corn, tie up and tie to the
boil water and sip slowly
drink from the wrong side of a cup, put cold
keys down back or get someone to frighten you
For a purge:
salty water and mustard mixed up and drink. ?
maybe remove due to young girls and their
slimming obsessions up to you.
eating of raw root vegetable or green apples
bleed using leeches or sweat out with eating
many cloves or garlic
For a temperature:
(NEVER FOLLOW THIS PLEASE WE KNOW BETTER NOW),
cover with as many blankets as you can find,
close all windows and light a good hearth sweat
out the fever- or feverfew tisane
eating mint leaves or making a mint tisane will
use the vinegar and brown paper, tie around
warm up a piece of cloth sock in horse lineament
and wrap around till the pain has gone.
For the ladies:
pain in labor and for moontime pain (NEVER IN
PREGNANCY) a tisane of blackcurrant and
eat lots of lettuce, drink chamomile tea or use
lavender in a bag under your pillow.
IS NOT TO BE USED BY PREGNANT LADIES.
drops of warm oil into ear and plug with a
Make an oil infusion by
placing ½ cup of dried mullein into 1 cup of
olive oil. Heat on low until oil is
completely warmed. Cover and let it steep
over night if possible. Next morning
strain through cheese cloth and squeeze out the
mullein. Store in a brown bottle, and add
6 drops of Vitamin E oil. Place 3-4 drops
in ear and plug with cotton
a bottle of warm water with a small amount of
aniseed or if you have lots of money gin opium
-soak a small rag in gin and tie onto babies
clothing letting them suck on the rag.
Bathing babies in
a warm water with lavender oil was once used in
the Victorian Days.