Home remedies

Posted by stuckonu @stuckonu, Sun, Nov 3 11:16am

Is it cultural that some people use and believe in what is sometimes called home remedies?
I’m afraid to name a particular culture because it may be taken out of context and or labeled an *…ist of some kind.
I think another problem with talking about one of Grandmas cures is that it can be seen as “ practicing medicine without a license.”
I think of home remedies as a separate reality which some my recognize as the title of a book about “ seeing things in a different light “

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@stuckonu What we take for granted these days with ease of access to remedies in the drugstores, and stores in general, was not always the case. And it was a distance to any store or merchantile anyways, not to mention having enough coinage to purchase something. Remedies were made from what is on hand. Some worked, some didn't. Personally, I think there is much value in the "old" remedies.
Ginger

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@gingerw . I'm in agreement with you. I've always mixed eastern, western, grandmother's remedies, and everything I can think of. Medicine as we know it is new.

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@gingerw

@stuckonu What we take for granted these days with ease of access to remedies in the drugstores, and stores in general, was not always the case. And it was a distance to any store or merchantile anyways, not to mention having enough coinage to purchase something. Remedies were made from what is on hand. Some worked, some didn't. Personally, I think there is much value in the "old" remedies.
Ginger

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@gingerw I agree with you Ginger An example I just did was my teeth where hurting and lose so I decided to use baking soda to brush with it took awhile but now my teeth are strong and sold That's just one I use vinegar ,salt,baking soda for a lot of things.

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@lioness

@gingerw I agree with you Ginger An example I just did was my teeth where hurting and lose so I decided to use baking soda to brush with it took awhile but now my teeth are strong and sold That's just one I use vinegar ,salt,baking soda for a lot of things.

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I pull with coconut oil daily which can also help with dry mouth for those with this problem. I pull while I shower and go about morning chores.

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@gingerw

@stuckonu What we take for granted these days with ease of access to remedies in the drugstores, and stores in general, was not always the case. And it was a distance to any store or merchantile anyways, not to mention having enough coinage to purchase something. Remedies were made from what is on hand. Some worked, some didn't. Personally, I think there is much value in the "old" remedies.
Ginger

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DITTO!!!

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@gingerw

@stuckonu What we take for granted these days with ease of access to remedies in the drugstores, and stores in general, was not always the case. And it was a distance to any store or merchantile anyways, not to mention having enough coinage to purchase something. Remedies were made from what is on hand. Some worked, some didn't. Personally, I think there is much value in the "old" remedies.
Ginger

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And Ginger is a REALLY GOOD REMEDY TOO!

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@parus

I pull with coconut oil daily which can also help with dry mouth for those with this problem. I pull while I shower and go about morning chores.

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I discovered that coconut oil spray used for cooking works better for me than biotin and keep a can in my night table for a little squirt if I wake up before I’m ready to get out of bed. I told my dentist and he’s trying to can it in a smaller container and market it. I suggested that he flavor them. If you see it in the drugstore someday you heard it here first.

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@stuckonu

I discovered that coconut oil spray used for cooking works better for me than biotin and keep a can in my night table for a little squirt if I wake up before I’m ready to get out of bed. I told my dentist and he’s trying to can it in a smaller container and market it. I suggested that he flavor them. If you see it in the drugstore someday you heard it here first.

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PS and it helps Morning Breath too! 😉

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@stuckonu

Hi,
Think about all the great home remedies that people mentioned here like coconut oil, ginger, baking soda,…and go to the stores and what do you see but a vast array of these items in products everywhere. Everyone jumped on the “natural” bandwagon and are now selling it for 10 times what you can make it for without the additives and stabilizers. I love to browse DIY hacks on the internet. Some work and some don’t. @parus mentioned coconut oil for dry mouth.
I never thought of that and I cook with coconut oil and made a coconut oil and liquid Vitamin E moisturizer that I still use. Ginger is amazing for stomach upsets.

Abreeva, which is an expensive cold sore remedy is a great pimple slayer…works overnight. Apple cider vinegar and water is a great ear rinse.

I think we should start a DIY and hack discussion and everyone can tell us about their own home remedies. I am going to start trying the coconut oil spray for dry mouth. I have a pantry full of vinegars and oils.

I clean my 2 inch white blinds with dryer sheets. What else do you guys do?

This is fun. Thanks for bring it into the light.

FL Mary

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@parus

I pull with coconut oil daily which can also help with dry mouth for those with this problem. I pull while I shower and go about morning chores.

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good morning @parus– Pull what?

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@imallears

@stuckonu

Hi,
Think about all the great home remedies that people mentioned here like coconut oil, ginger, baking soda,…and go to the stores and what do you see but a vast array of these items in products everywhere. Everyone jumped on the “natural” bandwagon and are now selling it for 10 times what you can make it for without the additives and stabilizers. I love to browse DIY hacks on the internet. Some work and some don’t. @parus mentioned coconut oil for dry mouth.
I never thought of that and I cook with coconut oil and made a coconut oil and liquid Vitamin E moisturizer that I still use. Ginger is amazing for stomach upsets.

Abreeva, which is an expensive cold sore remedy is a great pimple slayer…works overnight. Apple cider vinegar and water is a great ear rinse.

I think we should start a DIY and hack discussion and everyone can tell us about their own home remedies. I am going to start trying the coconut oil spray for dry mouth. I have a pantry full of vinegars and oils.

I clean my 2 inch white blinds with dryer sheets. What else do you guys do?

This is fun. Thanks for bring it into the light.

FL Mary

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@imallers I love the old time remedies and yes they are cheaper then whats at the store. Here,s one for you . I have nosebleeds due to dry nose and a broken cartilage , I did go and get it cauterized several times but now thanks to google I use vinegar on a q tip and insert it for a few minutes yes it burns at first but just a little time and cauterizes the problem That's my tip for now.

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@merpreb

good morning @parus– Pull what?

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@merpreb Wonder if she meant put ? Id like to know how to use it for dry mouth and I'm dry mouth,nose,eyes

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@lioness

@imallers I love the old time remedies and yes they are cheaper then whats at the store. Here,s one for you . I have nosebleeds due to dry nose and a broken cartilage , I did go and get it cauterized several times but now thanks to google I use vinegar on a q tip and insert it for a few minutes yes it burns at first but just a little time and cauterizes the problem That's my tip for now.

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@lioness
What kind of vinegar? My son in law gets them occasionally.

FL Mary

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@imallears

@lioness
What kind of vinegar? My son in law gets them occasionally.

FL Mary

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@imallers I use Apple Cider vinegar never tried the white use it for cleaning coffee pot A.C. I use a lot for most things

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As I laid in bed moaning somewhat quietly I wondered if fingers down my throat could be considered a home remedy since the practice makes happen what doesn’t seem to happen naturally.
I finally fell asleep but woke up to someone angry with me that I didn’t call.
What can I use for fried brain?

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