Another gory story

Saving a thumb … literally. Once upon a time there was a student who had some pretty screwed roomies, one night roomy came home having lost parts of the thumb in a cab-door, or so was the assumption as memory had gone down the drain of alcohol and other intoxicating substances. Not being the cleanest…

A Gory Story

Common Horsetail (Equisetum arvense) In the student dorm I was about to pack my stuff and head home for the weekend, when my granddad (Opa) called me. He told me he would need my help, two weeks ago a sort of gadfly had stung him and the puncture inflamed badly. A hand-sized patch of skin…

The Versatility of Quark (01)

If quark would rhyme with anything more interesting than squawk I would probably write an Ode to Quark. While not all poems should rhyme, an Ode is the exemption … och well, I might try it at some point. Here we go: Granny used quark as remedy, cosmetic product and well food. I think I…

Sore Throat, Losing Voice

you only need a glass of warm water and a teaspoon of real honey (mind you the processed sugar water that sometimes is sold as honey won’t do the trick) the water should not be warmer than 60°C else the enzymes and vitamins that are health beneficial will be destroyed dissolve the honey in the…

Autumn

When autumn began, so did the season of sore throats and sniffles.  Thus, I shall start this Blog with some family remedies. Today I start with a small but effective compress. Sore Throat & Swollen Glances You need: 1 wash cloth (or a small cotton or linen scarf) 1 small towel 1 wool scarf Take…