Old Wives Lore: A Book of Old-Fashioned Tips and Remedies Polly Bloom

ISBN: 9781782431473

Published: June 1st 2014

Hardcover

224 pages


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Old Wives Lore: A Book of Old-Fashioned Tips and Remedies  by  Polly Bloom

Old Wives Lore: A Book of Old-Fashioned Tips and Remedies by Polly Bloom
June 1st 2014 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 224 pages | ISBN: 9781782431473 | 8.27 Mb

Handed down through the ages,atreasure trove of seasoned advice and eccentric curesfor a huge range of problemsA combination of folklore and time-honored advice, this book illuminates the history behind female wisdom from yesteryear. Tried and testedMoreHanded down through the ages, a treasure trove of seasoned advice and eccentric cures for a huge range of problemsA combination of folklore and time-honored advice, this book illuminates the history behind female wisdom from yesteryear. Tried and tested tips to cure ailments such as warts, arthritis, and gout are interspersed with ancient old wives tales such as shaving a live chicken and tying it to the grointo ward off the plague.

Taking in money-saving ideas, gardening knowledge, household management, and age-old remedies, the book demonstrates that while some tales are not to be relied upon, a great deal of old wives lore does have its practical merits. These fascinating tips and tricks will remind readers that sometimes old advice is still the best.



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