512p., Index, 13 cm. (Alternative Medicine Series No. 10)
CONTENTS:- I. Simple ills: 1. Colds and Flu. 2. Wounds and cuts. 3. Burns. 4. Insect bites. 5. Skin irritations. 6. Digestive upsets. 7. Tonics. 8. Arthritis, gout and muscle aches. 9. Headaches. II. Beauty and luxury: 1. Perfumes, colognes, sweet waters and aftershaves. 2. Skin care. 3. Hair care. 4. Facial scrubs, masks and toners. 5. For the bath. 6. Sleep potions and dream pillows. III. Pet care: 1. Remedies for cats. 2. Remedies for dogs. 3. Fleas and parasites on cats & dogs. 4. Just for cats. 5. Just for dogs. 6. Remedies for birds. 7. Bird toys. 8. Homemade goodies for pets. IV. House and garden: 1. Furniture wax. 2. Silver, brass and copper polish. 3. Shoe polish and waterproofing. 4. Jewelry polish. 5. Cleaning supplies. 6. Basements and food storage. 7. Insect repellants. 8. Plant and garden sprays. 9. Laundry. 10. Soaps. 11. Candles and potpourri. 12. Room sprays. 13. Scent bags. 14. Special cautions. 15. Metric equivalents.
Get better results for less money with home remedies. Calm heartburn with lemonade or soothe dry lips with a petroleum jelly and aloe vera gloss. Relax--an herbal infusion bath will soak your cares away. Fleas got your dog down? Banish them by adding Vitamin B1 to its food. There are also recipes for all kinds of things inside and outside your home--a baking soda and vinegar drain cleaner, a potpourri carpet freshener, and a hot salt-water weed killer.