Mother's Remedies eBook

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Produced by Don Kostuch1
Transcriber’s Dictionary1
The remaining tables are copied from contemporary (circa 2005) sources23
U.S.  Length24
U.S.  Liquid Volume or Capacity24
U.S.  Dry Volume or Capacity24
U.S.  Weight24
U.S.  Geographic Area24
Cooking Measures24
British Liquid Volume or Capacity24
British Dry Volume or Capacity25
Apothecary Weights25
TABLE OF CONTENTS [vii]28
MEDICAL DEPARTMENT [1]34
ANIMAL PARASITES, DISEASES CAUSED BY.74
DISEASES OF THE SKIN.82
DIGESTIVE ORGANS, DISEASES OF.120
DISEASES OF THE KIDNEYS AND BLADDER.171
INFECTIOUS DISEASES.184
SANITARY CARE OF INFECTED AND SICK PERSONS AND ROOMS.190
233
DISEASES OF THE BLOOD AND DUCTLESS GLANDS.266
DISEASES OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM.277
CONSTITUTIONAL DISEASES.328
DISEASES OF THE CIRCULATORY SYSTEM349
DISEASES OF THE EYE AND EAR358
EAR AND ITS DISEASES.369
DEFORMITIES.380
INTOXICANTS AND SUN STROKES382
ACCIDENTS, EMERGENCIES AND POISONS387
POISONS407
HERB DEPARTMENT413
HOMEOPATHY446
AP457
EAR, inflammation or.—­Aconite 2X dil.  First stage, followed by459
DISEASES OF WOMEN.459
PATENT MEDICINES AND SECRET FORMULAE459
RELIEF FOR ASTHMA.460
ANTI-CONSTIPATION PAD.460
BLOOD AND LIVER REGULATOR.460
AYER’S CHERRY PECTORAL.460
SALVE FOR BOILS AND OLD SORES.460
AYER’S HAIR VIGOR.460
BURNS AND SCALDS.460
FOR AGUE, CHILLS AND FEVER.461
ROYAL CATARRH CURE.461
FOR CATARRH OF LONG STANDING.461
BARKER’S BONE AND NERVE LINIMENT FOR MAN OR BEAST.461
LAXATIVE BROMO-QUININE TABLETS.462
CATHARTIC AND SURE CURE FOR CONSTIPATION.462
BRINKERHOFF SYSTEM OF TREATING PILES AND OTHER DISEASES OF THE RECTUM.462
COLIC, CHOLERA AND DIARRHEA.462
LYDIA PINKHAM’S COMPOUND.463
CROUP.463
EARACHE.463
BULL’S BLOOD SYRUP.463
SORE EYES.463
CALIFORNIA LINIMENT.463
CONSTIPATION.464
CANCER PASTE.464
COLIC IN INFANTS.464
CARTER’S LITTLE LIVER PILLS.465
FOR DIARRHEA, FLUX AND DYSENTERY.465
DYSPEPSIA TONIC.466
MADAME RUPERT’S FACE BLEACH.466
TO REMOVE BLOTCHES AND PIMPLES FROM THE FACE.466
CHAMBERLAIN’S COLIC, CHOLERA, AND DIARRHEA REMEDY.466
CUTICURA OINTMENT.466
FLUX.466
CUTICURA RESOLVENT.467
FOR FEVER.467
ELY’S CREAM BALM.467
FOR SORE THROAT.467
FELLOW’S HYPOPHOSPHITES.467
GENERAL TONIC.468
GENUINE WHITE OIL LINIMENT.468
HEADACHE.468
GOOD SAMARITAN LINIMENT.468
HEARTBURN.468
GRANDMOTHER’S OWN COUGH REMEDY.468
HEART DISEASES, FLUTTERING, PALPITATION, ETC.469
GREEN MOUNTAIN SALVE.469
IRON TONIC BITTERS.469
GUNN’S RHEUMATIC LINIMENT.469
ITCH OINTMENT.469
HAINES’S GOLDEN SPECIFIC FOR OPIUM HABIT.469
DR. B. W. HAIR’S ASTHMA CURE: 470
LINIMENT.470
HALL’S HAIR RENEWER.470
LINIMENT.470
HAMBURG DROPS.470
LIVER PILLS.470
NEW YORK SUN CHOLERA CURE.471
HINKLEY’S BONE LINIMENT.471
NEURALGIA.471
KELLOG’S RED DROPS.471
KICKAPOO INDIAN OIL.472
POISON OAK AND IVY.472
RHEUMATISM, INTERNAL USE.472
MITCHELL’S EYE SALVE.472
SCROFULA.472
MOTHER SIEGEL’S SYRUP.472
SCALD HEAD.473
PATTERSON’S EMULSION OF PUMPKIN SEEDS.473
TAPE WORM.473
SOUTHERN CHOLERA CURE.473
PARRY’S COMPOUND SARSAPARILLA BLOOD PURIFIER.473
PERRY DAVIS’S PAIN KILLER.473
WHOOPING COUGH.474
BRODIE’S LINIMENT FOR ASTHMA.474
JOHNSON’S LINIMENT.474
SAGE’S CATARRH REMEDY.474
SAUL’S CATARRH REMEDY.474
SEVEN SUTHERLAND SISTERS’ HAIR GROWER.474
SKINNER’S DANDRUFF MIXTURE.475
ST. JACOB’S OIL.475
SYRUP OF FIGS.475
KELLY’S TONIC.475
VAN BUSKIRK’S FRAGRANT SOZODONT.475
WATT’S ANTI-RHEUMATIC PILLS.476
HARTER’S WILD CHERRY BITTERS.476
HAMBURG BREAST TEA.476
PAINE’S CELERY COMPOUND.477
RADWAY’S PILLS.477
BRITISH OIL.477
PIERCE’S COMPOUND EXTRACT OF SMARTWEED.477
WOMAN’S DEPARTMENT.477
CAUSES OF DISEASES OF WOMEN.482
DISEASES OF THE CERVIX.485
DISEASES OF THE OVARY.491
OBSTETRICS OR MIDWIFERY501
THE MOTHER.523
ALL ABOUT BABY531
GENITAL ORGANS.535
TREATMENT FOR SORE EYES.535
QUESTIONS AND REMEDIES FOR SORE MOUTH.  CANKER.  THRUSH.537
WHAT CARE SHOULD BE GIVEN THE DIAPERS?537
CHAFING.538
CLOTHING FOR THE BABY.539
BABY’S FIRST WARDROBE.539
GENERAL DRESSING FOR DIFFERENT SEASONS.540
WEIGHING BABY FREQUENTLY.544
SPECIAL CARE OF THE BABY.547
INFANTS’ FEEDING.550
NURSING.551
LOOSE STOOLS IN NURSING BABIES.554
WEANING.554
SPECIAL MONTHLY RULES FOR A BOTTLE-FED BABY.556
BARLEY AND OATMEAL GRUELS.559
559
MODIFIED COWS’ MILK.562
FOOD FOR HEALTHY INFANTS.—­FOR EARLY MONTHS.565
FOOD FOR HEALTHY INFANTS DURING THE LATER MONTHS.567
RULES FOR USING THESE FORMULAS.569
ABOUT ADDING OTHER FOODS TO MILK.570
OVER NURSING.572
OVER-FEEDING.572
LOSS OF APPETITE.572
FOODS FOR SPECIAL CONDITIONS.572
FEEDING DIRECTIONS.576
FEEDING INTERVALS.576
REGULAR FEEDING.577
STERILIZED MILK.577
PEPTONIZED MILK.579
FEEDING DURING THE SECOND YEAR580
FOR A HEALTHY CHILD OF TWELVE MONTHS.580
BABY’S SECOND SUMMER.582
DIET OF OLDER CHILDREN-FOURTH TO TENTH YEAR.582
MILK AND CREAM.582
EGGS.583
MEAT AND FISH.583
CEREALS.584
BREAD, CRACKERS, AND CHEESE.584
DESSERTS.585
FRUITS.585
INDIGESTION IN OLDER CHILDREN.586
SLEEP.586
EXERCISE.588
HOW TO LIFT A CHILD.590
TEMPERATURE.590
NERVOUSNESS.591
TOYS.591
KISSING.591
FOREIGN BODIES.591
COLIC.592
EARACHE.594
CROUP.594
CONSTIPATION IN BABIES.595
BOTTLE-FED BABIES.596
RICKETS.597
INFLAMMATION OF THE BRAIN.601
CARING FOR BURNS, BRUISES, CUTS, WOUNDS, ETC., IN BABY.605
PROPRIETARY FOODS.605
EXTERNAL APPLICATIONS.614
HOW TO DETERMINE THE DOSE FOR CHILDREN.618
DOSE IN DROPS FOR DIFFERENT AGES.618
DIET625
626
DISHES FOR THE SICK ROOM.627
CEREALS AND CEREAL GRUELS.632
OPERATIONS.642
SPECIAL OPERATIONS.643
MEDICAL USES OF SOME COMMON HOUSEHOLD ARTICLES.648
UNCLASSIFIED MOTHERS’ REMEDIES654
CONCERNING INTRODUCTIONS.663
INVITATIONS.670
WEDDING INVITATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS.673
DINNERS AND LUNCHEONS675
THE INFORMAL DINNER677
LUNCHEONS.680
TABLE ETIQUETTE.681
RECEPTIONS.684
HOSPITALITY IN THE HOME.685
WEEK-END VISITS.687
VISITING ETIQUETTE FOR GIRLS.694
THE ETIQUETTE OF BALLS.699
AT SMALL ENTERTAINMENTS.701
THE MUSICAL AND INFORMAL TEA.703
ANNOUNCEMENT OF ENGAGEMENTS.706
WEDDING PREPARATIONS.711
THE FORMAL CHURCH WEDDING.714
THE HOME WEDDING.717
THE SIMPLEST OF WEDDINGS.721
CHRISTENING CEREMONIES.724
MOURNING ETIQUETTE.726
MOURNING GARMENTS.728
THE ETIQUETTE OF CORRESPONDENCE.732
MANNERS FOR MEN.736
THE ETIQUETTE OF THE HAT.738
RULES FOR PRECEDENCE.739
ABOUT SMOKING.740
BACHELOR HOSPITALITY.740
THE ETIQUETTE OF DRESS.743
MEN’S DRESS.743
APPROPRIATE DRESS FOR WOMEN.744
DRESS FOR ELDERLY WOMEN.746
DUTIES OF A CHAPERON.746
GOOD FORM IN SPEECH.749
SUBJECTS OF CONVERSATION.751
CHURCH ETIQUETTE.752
NEIGHBORHOOD ETIQUETTE.752
CIVILITY IN PUBLIC.754
DUTIES AND DRESS OF SERVANTS.755
SUMMARY.758
BEAUTY AND THE TOILET763
THE FACE-HEALTH AS AN AID TO BEAUTY.764
NURSERY HINTS AND FIRESIDE GEMS773
THE PRAYING OF A CHILD.773
FROM JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER’S “BAREFOOT BOY.”777
THE BABY-CLASS TREE.778
LOVE.778
FROM “THE CHILDREN’S HOUR”778
THE HUMAN FACE.779
THE MYSTERIOUS FUTURE.780
AFFECTION.781
ALL GIRLS AND BOYS.781
FROM LOWELL’S “AFTER THE BURIAL.”781
PROGRESS.782
ROCK ME TO SLEEP.782
WEDDING CELEBRATIONS.782
A SONG OF LONG AGO.783
NOW OR NEVER.784
THE NOON OF LIFE.784
785
FOUR THINGS.787
SOME HINTS ON CHAFING DISH COOKERY.798
SOME FAVORITE CHAFING DISH CONCOCTIONS.799
JAMS AND JELLIES.815
CANDY MAKING817
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