Calluses

If you are struggling with calluses, you can do the following:

  • Soak your feet every night in hot water and dry them thoroughly. Apply yellow waghries to cloth and sprinkle table salt on it. Bind it your foot and go to be with it still on. Repeat the process until the callus is gone.
  • Pour 1 cup of salt in half a cup of kerosene. Shaking constantly, until it is resolved. Apply it in the mornings and night on the feet.
  • Grind a small bottle of aspirin pills like Disprins until they are fine. Mix it with 1 bottle odorless petroleum jelly. Apply it to the calluses mornings and nights.
  • Mix together in a bottle: 1 tablespoon of castor oil, 1 tablespoon of glycerin and 1 tablespoon of iodine. First soak your feet in warm water that contains baking soda. Dry your feet thoroughly.
  • Apply the mixture every morning and night to the feet, and the pain will soon disappear.
  • Apply Camphor to the calluses 3 times a day.
  • Apply vinegar 3 times a day.
  • After your bath at night, apply toothpaste on the calluses.
  • Use turpentine and spread it morning and evening on the calluses. They will dry and fall out.
  • Take the peel of a banana and cut it to the size of the callus. Place the inner part of the peel on the callus and cover it with a plaster. Make sure that the peel does not move and replace it after a few days.

Winter hands and athlete’s foot

If you experience problems with winter hands and athlete’s foot, you have a couple of solutions:

  • If it is ripe in the morning, you can walk barefoot in the frost and rub your hands on the grass where it is ripe. This helps for painful winter hands and athlete’s foot.
  • Pour half a cup of milk, juice of 1 lemon, 1 tablespoon of spirits and 1 teaspoon of glycerine in a bottle. Shake well so that it mixes. Apply it to the affected areas.
  • Buy “Circulation Formula” of Dr Vogel, “Emulsifying Ointment BP” or “Miracle Comfrey or Traxa”.
  • Buy empty capsules and fill them with Cayenne Pepper. Drink one on a daily basis.
  • Get a prescription for “paroven” pills from your doctor.
  • Make some cotton wool wet with “Lennon Witdulsies” and apply it. It will itch for a little while and then calm down.
  • Mix 1 bottle Turlington, 1 can “boorsalf”, 1 can zinksalf and the same amount of Vaseline as “boorsalf” and rub it on your feet.
  • Mix a small tin of Camphor Cream with 5 packets of Grandpa powder. Spread it 3 times a day on your hands and feet.
  • Mix wax and Parrafin 50/50. Apply it at night and in the morning.
  • Use milk ointment or olive oil and sugar. Rub it well and rinse off the sugar. Gently dry it and rub your hands until all the oil is absorbed.
  • Apply Turlington a few times a day.
  • Apply kerosene or turpentine to the affected areas.
  • Apply spirits, friar’s balsam and baby powder for the stickiness. Please note that this is going to burn, and it is not suitable for people who are allergic to seafood (iodine).
  • Mix 2, 500 gram jars acqueous cream, 50ml glycerine, 1 small bottle of odorless Vaseline and 100 grams of Johnson’s baby powder together. Apply it generously to the affected parts.

Warts

If you are struggling with warts on your body, the following may help:

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Remedy

1 Scratch the warts open and sprinkle fine table salt in it.
2 Make a piece of charcoal fine and mix it with fresh cream until it is creamy. Apply this to the wart 2 times per day.
3 Mix a little salt and vinegar. Spread it on the warts before you go to bed.
4 Spread peppermint drops, Jamaica ginger or Tee tree oil on the warts regularly.
5 Cut an onion or potato in half and rub it on the wart.
6 Take a cotton ball and dip it in vinegar. Tap it on the warts 3 times a day.
7 Paint the warts with clear nail polish. It suffocate the wart and it will die.
8 Take a thin slice of lemon and dip it in vinegar. Place it with a plaster on the wart and leave it overnight. Replace it every 5 days.<
9 Put “Krokasalf” (for sale at pharmacies) on. Use a plaster with holes and then you put a normal one on top. Leave it on overnight. If the wart is completely dead, scratch it with a knife, but be very careful. If it still hurts, repeat the process.

Eczema

If you are struggling with eczema, the following tips may help:

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Remedy

1 Use ointment containing zinc.
2 Use 2 rooibos tea bags in your bathwater every day.
3 Use Vaseline to rub your face with.
4 Spread your body with acqueous cream, bath yourself with the cream and wash it off.

Bedsores

If you have bedsores, the following may help:

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Remedy

1 Throw little brandy over quince pips and let it stand a while until it becomes a jelly form. Spread the affected person with the jelly.
2 Beat one egg white and add brandy. Spread on the sores.
3 Let the person lay on tanned skin.
4 Take Prep and a bottle Turlington. Mix it well and rub on the sore spots.
5 Spread honey on the sores.

Bruises

You may try to prevent and treat bruises by using the following tips:

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Remedy

1 Mix starch and water until it forms a paste. Placing it on the bruise or site of injury it will prevent the skin from coloring.
2 To block a bruise from forming when it is yellow or where you have recently injured yourself, immediately spread butter on it.
3 Spread Zam-buck ointment thick at the bruise and cover it with a cloth.
4 Crush 3 slices of ginger and half a white onion. Add two tablespoons coarse flour, and 2 tablespoons of brandy to make a paste. Put the mixture on the bruise.
5 You can also put raw meat on bruises.
6 Soak a swab in vinegar and place it on the bruise. Leave it on the bruise for about an hour.

Acne and Pimples

If you encounter a problem with acne and pimples, you might find these tips helpful:

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Remedy

1 Spread potato peel daily to your skin.
2 You can make very strong rooibos tea, use the teabag and wipe your face morning and night with it, or use a cotton ball to wipe the tea over your face.
3 Mix 1 pack of cream of tartar with 2 packets of English salt and pour it into 1 large bottle of water. Shake well so that it can dissolve. Take 1 tablespoon every morning on an empty stomach.
4 Mix 3 tablespoons honey and 1 teaspoon cinnamon into a paste form. Place it on pimples just before bedtime and wash it off the next morning with lukewarm water. It takes about 2 weeks to get rid of pimples.
5 Put a bit of apple cider vinegar or raw onions on your pimples and leave it overnight.
6 Spread toothpaste on pimples before sleeping. The pimple will dry out during the night and it will be yellow the next morning. Clean with alcohol, but if you do not have medical alcohol, you can use something like whiskey.
7 Spread fresh lemon juice on your pimples
8 Sponge your face regularly with diluted lemon juice.

Sunburn

If you have picked up a little bit of sunburn, these tips may help you:

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Remedy

1 If you have your whole body was burnt by the sun, you can take a cool bath tub with a cup of vinegar. It relieves burning sensation.
2 Bath in cold water with a little baking soda.
3 Use a light paste of baking soda to treat sunburn.
4 You can use Aloe Vera if you have sunburn.
5 Spread milk or yogurt on where you got sunburn.
6 Make a pot strong rooibos tea, pour it in the bath water and bathe in it.
7 Spread cucumber juice on where you have burned.