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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
3 days ago ... 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
Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis) - Natural Remedies and Treatments
Nov 18, 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
Natural Remedies to Help Relieve Allergies - Alternative Medicine
Nov 18, 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
Gin-Soaked Raisins for Arthritis - Arthritis and Joint Conditions
It may sound silly the first time you hear it. Eating gin-soaked raisins for arthritis is often touted by its faithful as a natural "cure" or an effective folk remedy for ...
http://arthritis.about.com/od/alternativetreatments/f/raisinsgin.htm
Traditional Islamic Medicine (Medicine of the Prophet)
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
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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