FOR KIDNEYS:

1 lemon, sliced very thin
1 T. sugar
1/2 tsp. cream of tartar
1 pt. boiling water

Take 1/2 cup at bedtime.

FOR COUGHS:

5 onions
1/3 lb. brown sugar
1/3 qt. warm water

Boil 1 hour until it syrups, then strain. Add juice of 1 lemon and 3 teaspoons honey. Take 2 teaspoons morning and night.

EGG NOG FOR THE SICK:
Beat yolk of 1 egg very lightly. Add white of egg beaten also, and then beat the 2 together. Add 2 or 3 teaspoons sugar and beat again. Then add 1 glass of rich
milk and a pinch of nutmeg. Stir well.

FOR PNEUMONIA OR BAD COLD ON CHEST:

1/2 C. vinegar
1/2 C. water
1 T. salt
1/2 C. onion, cut fine
1 T. Crisco

Cook until very hot. Stir into sifted flour slowly to make a poultice. Add 1 teaspoon mustard and 1 teaspoon baking soda. Spread between cheesecloth and lay it on chest, covering from neck to stomach, for 4 hours or overnight. Keep hot with flannel covered over it. Keep warm all night. May use a heating pad on real low.

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