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home remedy

A traditional therapy often utilizing natural products, nutritional supplements, or physical measures. Its effectiveness may be supported by familial, local, or culturally accepted stories or rituals. Also called a folk remedy.
See also: remedy
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Experts say that the amount of each ingredient put in a home remedy recipe must be correctly specified: too much or too little of certain ingredients could harm people or even put their lives in danger, which is the reason why doctors, generally, advise to only use drugs sold in pharmacies.
This exploratory study examined folk home remedy behavior and engagement in health promotion activities in rural elderly caregivers.
A home remedy is basically anything you can use at home that doesn't require a prescription.
Sunflower oil, however, can be used as a home remedy to treat constipation.
Two Thousand Formulas, Recipes & Trade Secrets reprints a 1930s original and takes readers to an era where home remedy formulas were more readily accessible to the public.
ACTION TAKEN TO TREAT A COLD Base: 991 adults % Treat it myself with cold/flu remedies bought over the counter 38 Treat it myself with aspirin, paracetamol etc 36 Treat it myself with a home remedy 9 Treat it myself with herbal/homeopathic remedies 4 Combine medicines with home remedies 3 Visit the GP 4 Ask a pharmacist for advice 4 Do nothing -- let it run its course 25 Do not suffer from colds/flu 3 Other 2
Researchers reporting in the British Medical Journal warn that if you insist on the frozen veg home remedy then 10 minutes is the maximum time to apply them.
One home remedy suggests suffocating the lice by rubbing mayonnaise or olive oil into a child's hair and covering the child's head with a shower cap overnight.
Landing at Marseilles, Martha squelched a dragon by sprinkling him with holy water--a good home remedy for evil--lassoing him with her belt, and leading him off to the nearest dragon depository.
Another good home remedy consists of adding one teaspoon each of parsley and calendula (marigold) to two cups of boiling water.
The women who consulted him often had a home remedy in mind, and wanted only his approval.