Re: Grandma's Remedies
Originally Posted by Mags
Whenever my Dad had a cold he would eat a bowl of hot boiled onions every night before going to bed. He said they helped him sweat the cold out.
Onions are really good for thinning the blood too. Dad often used to boil up onions and gobble them down.
Nice and soft because he had no teeth by this point. (he was a lot older than mum and had been born at the turn of the century when things weren't what they are now)
Everyone had false teeth by the time they were 30 yrs old, didn't they ?
All the things he did..... cabbage soup another, although I don't know any specific reason why. Stunk to high heaven, but should there ever have been a famine, everyone would have known where to go.