Folk Medicine Author:D.C. Jarvis, M.D. The people of Vermont are renowned for their natural vigor, stamina, and longevity. For centuries Vermont families have passed down simple, commonsense home remedies from one generation to the next-remedies for all sorts of common ailments and nagging aches and pains. Dr. Jarvis spent years practicing medicine in the Green Mountains, observing t... more »he natural wonders of Vermont folk medicine.
Folk Medicine tells how these resourceful and self-sufficient people drew on such natural substances as honey, apple cider, kelp, and corn oil to help:
-Burn body fat and decrease body weight
-Improve sleep and overcome chronic fatigue
-Ease migraine headaches, dizziness, and anxiety
-Reduce high blood pressure
-Soothe muscle cramps and burns
-Treat sore throats, coughs, colds, and hay fever« less