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Stomach Virus

by Dasha N.

January 2006

I have almost all the books you offer and they have helped so much! I am excited to get Herbal Antibiotics. Thanks so much for this website! Now I wanted to share a remedy that I recently learned about.

For a stomach virus that causes vomiting, a cup of Ginger tea will stop it in its tracks. We had to use it recently and I gave it to my whole family. With the little ones (3 and 5), I gave it to them warm in a medicine dropper.

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Cayenne powder has been used by researchers in Antarctica to help them bear the extremely cold temperatures. The cayenne powder is sprinkled into their boots before putting them on. As the powder slowly comes in contact with the skin through the socks, it will draw blood to the feet, thus bringing much needed warms to the extremities. The one draw back is the red powder stains light colored socks. From our readings, it seems the stained socks were a small price to pay for the great benefit of being able to feel your toes after a little while out in the blistering cold! After trying this on a number of occasions during the winter near Lake Superior, I'm also convinced the stained socks are worth it.