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remedy

any drug or agent that cures a disease or controls its symptoms
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In discussing the article's creation, Luke Johns, Owner of Home Remedy Advisory said, "We are in the middle of the cold and flu season and it seems like everyone I talk too has a cough.
For example, salt water is to be applied on a mosquito bite, according to one home remedy, or chewed bread is put on a wound to prevent it from swelling.
On the other hand, folk home remedy behavior may be considered a health promotion activity by rural elders.
Two Thousand Formulas, Recipes & Trade Secrets reprints a 1930s original and takes readers to an era where home remedy formulas were more readily accessible to the public.
The expedition would collect and describe Pacific yew and prairie rose, and even that home remedy rage of our age, Echinacea angustifolia, or purple coneflower.
ACTION TAKEN TO TREAT A COLD Base: 991 adults % Treat it myself with cold/flu remedies bought over the counter 38 Treat it myself with aspirin, paracetamol etc 36 Treat it myself with a home remedy 9 Treat it myself with herbal/homeopathic remedies 4 Combine medicines with home remedies 3 Visit the GP 4 Ask a pharmacist for advice 4 Do nothing -- let it run its course 25 Do not suffer from colds/flu 3 Other 2
Researchers reporting in the British Medical Journal warn that if you insist on the frozen veg home remedy then 10 minutes is the maximum time to apply them.
One home remedy suggests suffocating the lice by rubbing mayonnaise or olive oil into a child's hair and covering the child's head with a shower cap overnight.
Remedy's intranet site, Home Remedy, was identified for going beyond customary Web practices to deliver outstanding business value.
Landing at Marseilles, Martha squelched a dragon by sprinkling him with holy water--a good home remedy for evil--lassoing him with her belt, and leading him off to the nearest dragon depository.
The women who consulted him often had a home remedy in mind, and wanted only his approval.