Long before the discovery of modern medicines, families used remedies based on plants to treat everyday illness, and now there's a tremendous revival of interest in these home remedies. Not only are they often gentler than manufactured drugs, but many of them are known to be effective too. This handy little book is packed with advice and recipes, including sections on compresses, teas, and rubs that will soothe joint pains and headaches; tried and tested ways in which families have relieved the symptoms of colds and the flu ...

Traditional Remedies 2007, Ebury Press, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780091917852