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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!
http://urbanlegends.about.com/od/medical/a/hair_of_the_dog.htm
Urban Legends: Health / Medical
Rumors, hoaxes, urban legends and old wives' tales related to health and medicine.
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Vicks VapoRub on Feet to Stop Cough?- Urban Legends
Netlore Archive: Folk remedy recommends Vicks on feet for colds ... "From the standpoint of traditional medicine," says pediatrician Vincent Iannelli, MD, "there is ...
http://urbanlegends.about.com/od/medical/a/vicks_for_cough.htm
What Is Your Favorite Folk Remedy - Eastern European Folk ...
Eastern Europeans are firm believers in holistic medicine and treating oneself naturally with herbs, plants and by other means. Some of the remedies seem ...
http://easteuropeanfood.about.com/u/ua/polishsoups/Eastern-European-Folk-Remedies.htm
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.
http://altmedicine.about.com/od/healthconditionsatod/a/Depression1.htm
Natural Remedies to Help Relieve Allergies - Alternative Medicine
Natural allergy remedies include herbs, supplements and foods to eat and avoid. ... Extracts made from the herb have been used in folk medicine for migraines, ...
http://altmedicine.about.com/od/healthconditionsatod/a/allergies.htm
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  ...
http://altmedicine.about.com/od/healthconditionsdisease/a/pinkeye.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
Gin-Soaked Raisins for Arthritis - Arthritis and Joint Conditions
May 16, 2014 ... Eating gin-soaked raisins is among the most popular folk remedies for arthritis pain.
http://arthritis.about.com/od/alternativetreatments/f/raisinsgin.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
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