Common Cold Remedy
To cure a common cold... Baked sugar and lemon is a good cold remedy.
A Good Cure for Colds
A Good cure for colds is to boil two ounces of flaxseed in one quart of water, strain and add two ounces of rock candy, one-half pint honey, juice of three lemons.
Mix above ingredients and boil well. Let cool and seal. Dose: one cupful before going to bed, one half cupful before meals, drink this as hot as you can.
Sick Room Hints
This section of the cookbook courtesy of the 1939 8th edition of the Willing Workers Cookbook.
Published at Sumneytown, PA by the Willing Workers Society. Folk remedies from almost 100 years ago.