david at dmcentral.net
Fri Oct 23 22:43:32 EDT 2009
On Tuesday 20 October 2009 23:27:49 Fred A. Miller wrote:
> David McGlone wrote:
> > On Tuesday 20 October 2009 20:20:49 htgage3 at chartermi.net wrote:
> >> Linc,
> >> Then do what my dr. told me to do to help cure that: Fry some onion and
> >> mustard together, then put onto a old towel and put that on your chest
> >> when you go to bed, with a T-shirt on to help hold it in place. Then in
> >> the AM throw the old towel away, and you should be feeling better. All
> >> the stuff that is in your chest will be drawn out by the mixture.
> > Does this really work?
> Yes, and no.....for some, yes. Look under Google for recipes for a
> "mustard plaster." It burns, is hot, but it will most often force
> anything malady in the lungs out. Now, here's another that is also
> worthwhile, and has been used by many over the years. Heat about a 1/2
> cup of water to "hot" drinking temp. To it, add enough whiskey, "white
> lightening", or any brandy, fresh or frozen lemon juice, and
> non-pasteurized honey to make a total of one cup. Stir and drink down as
> soon as possible. Drink 1 or 2 of these then go to bed with LOTS of
> comforters. The alcohol with relax you so you can get some sleep, the
> lemon will cut the garbage in your throat, the honey will do the same
> and sooth a sore throat plus the natural goodies in non-pasteurized
> honey will help strengthen the body, and all the blankets and/or
> comforters will force you to sweat whatever you have out. When you get
> up, change your bedding, take a hot shower followed by a cool off with
> tepid water to close the pores.
> And, NO.....I don't drink whiskey, etc. Wine, yes, as that IS the proper
> way to have Communion. A little neighborhood kid a few years ago had a
> very bad cold that was headed for pneumonia and a hospital stay. The
> poor kid was really weakened because of all the CONSTANT coughing. I
> suggested that they try the above, giving him one of these "hot toddies"
> every 2 hours for an 8 hour period, using black berry brandy as it
> wouldn't taste so bad. The long of the short of it is that he went back
> to school 2 days later....fit as a fiddle. This worked when all the
> prescriptions and over the counter garbage didn't.
> Often remedies that our forefathers used are STILL much better today
> than all the pills we're told to take.
I'm going to have to try this some day. I am not a big medicine fan because
medicine is what got me into the shape I am today.
I don't take anything. Never have, doubt I ever will unless the pain I get
later in my life is too unbearable. The most I will take is Motrin when my
headache is really bad.
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