A - Z of Home Remedies & Cures

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Tobacco Remedy

Other Names: Tobacco, Leaf Tobacco, Indian Tobacco, Tabac, Tabacca, English Tobacco, Nicotiana Tabacum
Traditional Usages: Smoking, Snuffing, Chewing, Rheumatic Pains, Piles - Apply a wet tobacco leaf to piles, Intestinal Worms, Rolled Leaf Suppositories for Strangulated Hernia and Obstinate Constipation, Intestinal Worms, Hysterical Convulsions, Cholera
Resources: US, China, Greece, France, Turkey, South America, Russia,
Parts Used: Dried Leaves
Health Warning: The oil distilled from Tobacco Leaf is poisonous

Tobacco - Home remedy for Hemorrhoids: Put the tobacco from two cigarettes in a warm pan, add 4 teaspoons of butter and let the mixture simmer for a couple of minute.  Pour the hot liquid through a strainer onto a sanitary napkin. When it is cool enough, apply it to the hemorrhoid area. Whip up a fresh batch and reapply three times a day.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal medications


Health Issues

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