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Hangover Cures: Hair of the Dog & Other Folk Remedies
Hangover cures and folk remedies: A generous pouring of 'hair of the dog' in anticipation of New Year's Eve and its aftermath. Caveat potor!
Urban Legends: Health / Medical
Rumors, hoaxes, urban legends and old wives' tales related to health and medicine.
Vicks VapoRub on Feet to Stop Cough?- Urban Legends
Many people claim the remedy works, but there's a dearth of scientific evidence to support it. Description: Home remedy / Folk medicine. Circulating since: March  ...
What Is Your Favorite Folk Remedy - Eastern European Food
Eastern Europeans are firm believers in holistic medicine and treating oneself naturally with herbs, plants and by other means. Some of the remedies seem ...
Eight Natural Depression Remedies to Consider - Alternative Medicine
Nov 6, 2014 ... The herb St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum) has long been used in folk medicine for sadness, worry, nervousness, and poor sleep.
Natural Remedies to Help Relieve Allergies - Alternative Medicine
5 days ago ... Natural allergy remedies include herbs, supplements and foods to eat and ... Extracts made from the herb have been used in folk medicine for ...
Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis) - Natural Remedies and Treatments
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  ...
Gin-Soaked Raisins for Arthritis
May 16, 2014 ... Eating gin-soaked raisins is among the most popular folk remedies for arthritis pain.
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 ...
Can Raw Onions in a Room Prevent Flu? - Urban Legends
Description: Folk remedy / Old wives' tale. Circulating since: Oct. 2009 (this version) Status: False (see details below) See also: Are Leftover Onions Poisonous?
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