A Blast From The Past
How were you treated for illnesses without medicine? We used a thin slice of a potato for a headache and we also used a tight rag around the head, left there for as long as needed. My dad also made a great cough remedy made out of liquor, honey lemon, sugar and some syrup. We had to use onions for cuts and we used wet salt on bee stings and mosquito bites. Why did you choose these remedies?We chose these remedies because they were made of things that were around the house constantly and they were inexpensive to buy.
Did you have a doctor?Yes there was a doctor but it was too expensive for families like my own. To me my mother was my doctor she sat with me all through the days I was sick and she loved mom so much. (Says my Grandmother.) Did you have any pharmacies were you could go to get medicine fast?Yes, we did but there were very few medicines that they sold.
Since my grandparents grew up in a very poor country so they had a lot of home remedies that they had passed down from generations. These remedies helped my grandparents for as long as they lived in Romania.
Created by *Rachel*
Update: 2003/01/29 00:53:29