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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
Vicks VapoRub on Feet Relieves Coughing?- Urban Legends
Many people claim it works, but there's a dearth of scientific evidence or reasoning to support the folk remedy. Description: Home remedy / Folk medicine
http://urbanlegends.about.com/od/medical/a/vicks_for_cough.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 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
Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis) - Natural Remedies and Treatments
May 30, 2014 ... 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 ...
http://altmedicine.about.com/od/healthconditionsdisease/a/pinkeye.htm
Gin-Soaked Raisins for Arthritis
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
Natural Remedies to Help Relieve Allergies - Alternative Medicine
May 16, 2014 ... Natural allergy remedies include herbs, supplements and foods to eat and ... Extracts made from the herb have been used in folk medicine for ...
http://altmedicine.about.com/od/healthconditionsatod/a/allergies.htm
Benefits of Lemon if You Have Diabetes - Type 2 Diabetes - About.com
May 27, 2014 ... Citrus limon or lemons as they are more commonly called have been a long-time folk remedy for type 2 diabetes. If you do an internet search for ...
http://diabetes.about.com/od/nutrition/a/Benefits-Of-Lemon-And-Diabetes.htm
Eight Natural Depression Remedies to Consider - Alternative Medicine
Jul 14, 2014 ... The herb St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum) has long been used in folk medicine for sadness, worry, nervousness, and poor sleep. Today ...
http://altmedicine.about.com/od/healthconditionsatod/a/Depression1.htm
Common Home Remedies for Sick Kids - Pediatrics - About.com
May 19, 2014 ... Some traditional herbal remedies and folk remedies, including Greta, Azarcon, Ghasard, and Ba-baw-san, which may contain lead, and can ...
http://pediatrics.about.com/od/pediatricadvice/a/home-remedies.htm
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