Traditional Baltic Remedies

  • 2008-02-25
When your eyes hurt, then you must cut out of freshly baked bread a round crust from the end, and place it on top of a glass. When the glass has fogged up, smear your eye with the condensation. When your ears hurt, you put geranium leaves in them, or you can also wrap garlic in black wool with pepper and stick that in your ear. While some older people in the Baltics might still abide by these ‘remedies’ the most commonly used ones today are far less intense, but still considered by most as commonsense cures. Centered around natural products (teas, honey, plants), the people of ...
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