Mint Tea, made from the green leaves, crushed in cold or hot water and sweetened, is palatable and healing to the stomach and bowels.
Sage tea, sweetened with honey, is good for a sore throat. Use as a gargle, with a small bit of alum in it.
Chamomile and Gentian Teas
Chamomile and Gentain teas are excellent tonics taken either hot or cold.
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.