For stomach cramps stir a teaspoon of ginger in half a glass of hot water in which a half teaspoon of baking soda has been dissolved. Repeat this dose in an hour if not relieved.
For indigestion add one teaspoonful each of backing soda, peppermint and spirits of ammonia to one pint of cold boiled water. Take a teablespoonful every hour until relived.
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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.