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What are your best home remedies?

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Kristin_Z

Asked by Kristin_Z at 10:25 AM on Jan. 25, 2011 in Health

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  • Depends on what needs helping.
    NannyB.

    Answer by NannyB. at 10:26 AM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • Cold Cure Soup

    Ingredients:

    2 cans of low-sodium chicken broth
    1 T. olive oil
    15 cloves of garlic
    one medium onion

    1 tsp. each of the following:
    parsley
    cilantro
    mint
    basil leaves
    curry powder

    1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes
    salt
    fresh lemon juice
    Fresh herbs are best, most potent, but dried will do.

    In a large pot, heat the olive oil and sauté until soft the cloves of peeled garlic, the onion cut in quarters, 1 teaspoon each of minced parsley and cilantro, one teaspoon each of minced mint and basil leaves. Then puree the mixture of softened garlic, onions and herbs in a food processor or blender.

    Pour the pureed ingredients back in the pot. Add the chicken broth plus one teaspoon of curry powder, ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes, and salt to taste. Bring the mixture to a boil, and then reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes. Add one tablespoon
    misses_nick

    Answer by misses_nick at 10:28 AM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • Adults only: Warm honey and whiskey (Jack is best) to reduce a cough. Should be sipped from a spoon.

    Any age: If feeling nauseated, lie on left side for a few minutes. The feeling does go away.
    SpiritedWitch

    Answer by SpiritedWitch at 10:45 AM on Jan. 25, 2011

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