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Vicks VapoRub on Feet to Stop Cough?- Urban Legends
... on Feet Relieve Coughing? Netlore Archive: Folk remedy recommends Vicks on feet for colds ... Description: Home remedy / Folk medicine. Circulating since: ...
http://urbanlegends.about.com/od/medical/a/vicks_for_cough.htm
Can Raw Onions in a Room Prevent Flu? - Urban Legends
In the ensuing centuries the technique remained a staple of folk medicine, with application not only as a preventative for the plague, but to ward off all kinds of ...
http://urbanlegends.about.com/od/medical/a/swine_flu_facts_onions_and_flu.htm
Copper Pennies and Bee Stings - Urban Legends
The practice of rubbing copper coins on the skin, called "coining," is even more common in Asian folk medicine, which holds it to be helpful in treating fever, ...
http://urbanlegends.about.com/od/medical/a/bee_sting.htm
What Is Your Favorite Folk Remedy - Eastern European Folk ...
Eastern Europeans believe in holistic medicine and treating oneself naturally with herbs, ... What are some of the folk remedies your family used in the past and , ...
http://easteuropeanfood.about.com/u/ua/polishsoups/Eastern-European-Folk-Remedies.htm
Eight Natural Depression Remedies to Consider - Alternative Medicine
The herb St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum) has long been used in folk medicine for sadness, worry, nervousness, and poor sleep. Numerous clinical trials ...
http://altmedicine.about.com/od/healthconditionsatod/a/Depression1.htm
Traditional Islamic Medicine (Medicine of the Prophet) - About.com
Traditional medicine in Islam is often referred to as Medicine of the Prophet. Muslims often explore the Medicine of the Prophet as an alternative to modern ...
http://islam.about.com/od/health/tp/Medicine-Of-The-Prophet.htm
Natural Remedies for Pink Eye - Alternative Medicine - About.com
Chamomile is also used in folk medicine to treat pink eye. Brewing a cup of chamomile tea, removing the tea bag and allowing it to cool, and placing the bag  ...
http://altmedicine.about.com/od/healthconditionsdisease/a/pinkeye.htm
Natural Remedies to Help Relieve Allergies - Alternative Medicine
Extracts made from the herb have been used in folk medicine for migraines, stomach cramps, coughs, allergies and asthma. Butterbur is being studied as a ...
http://altmedicine.about.com/od/healthconditionsatod/a/allergies.htm
Homeopathic Medicine - Discovery of Homeopathic Medicine
What is the history of the discovery and use of homeopathic medicine? ... that would be expected to make it worse--to folk medicine.14,15 Another way to view  ...
http://healing.about.com/od/homeopathy/a/homeopathy_fact_2.htm
Old Crow Medicine Show - Folk Music - About.com
Description of Old Crow Medicine Show's Music: Contemporary folk, indie folk, Americana, bluegrass. Comparisons: Old Crow Medicine Show are part of a new  ...
http://folkmusic.about.com/od/artistskr/p/OldCrowMedicineShow.htm
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