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Of Plenty and Paucity: Civil War Medicines and Their Makers Exhibit
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Shown here is an image from the exhibit "Of Plenty and Paucity: Civil War Medicines and Their Makers," on display in the Nancy Marshall Gallery just outside the Special Collections Research Center on the first floor of Swem Library at the College of William & Mary. This exhibit is part of "From Fights to Rights: The Long Road to a More Perfect Union," Swem Library’s project to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War and the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement. The exhibit is on display from October 28, 2011 through April 16, 2012.

The following is a transcription of the label text presented in this exhibit.

Apothecary scales, circa 1860s

The pharmacist would weigh out the ingredients on
apothecary scales, using the appropriate weights, and mix the ingredients as instructed. These scales are hand-held and would typically have been used in the field. Sometimes, the doctor only included the main ingredients and left it to the pharmacist to
determine what diluting agents or excipients to use.

SCRC Exhibit Collection

Cassimere Churchill to Sister
Washington, D.C., 1862

Cassimere Churchill of the 9th New York Cavalry disliked quinine, which had a very bitter taste, and refused to take it.

Cassimere Churchill Papers, Mss. 2008.042

Orders of the Medical Department, C.S.A.
Petersburg, Virginia, 1862-1863

Recognizing the supply issues early in the War, the
Confederate medical department ordered stewards to purchase botanical medical supplies locally, as seen in the price list for herbs from the records of the Confederate hospital at Petersburg.

Civil War Collection, Mss. 39.1 C76

Medical supply invoice
Richmond, Virginia, 1864
Digital Reproduction

Unlike the Union forces, the Confederacy suffered
severe shortages, although quinine was on the supply list for Chimborazo Hospital in Richmond.

Civil War Collection, Mss. 39.1 C76

Medicine bottle, circa 1860s

Quinine was typically served in liquid form, mixed with whiskey, in bottles much like the one on display here, which would have been corked.

SCRC Exhibit Collection

Carte de visite of Richard and Celia Morgan
circa 1860s
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Military pass
Camp Douglas, Chicago, Illnois, 1862

Richard and Celia Morgan Papers, Mss. 2010.237

Richard Morgan to Celia Morgan
Camp Butler, Springfield, Illnois, 1865

Pharmacists could do their work in a variety of locations from camps and hospitals to the field. Swem Library has a small number of papers relating to Richard Morgan, a Union apothecary at the post hospital at Camp Butler. In an 1865 letter to his estranged wife Celia, he described filling prescriptions all day and examining highly-contagious patients. He also boasted of having the keys to the liquor cabinet, a fact unlikely to amuse Celia, who had left him because of his drinking. Alcohol was a key ingredient in liquid medicines.

Richard and Celia Morgan Papers, Mss. 2010.237

Mortar and pestle, circa 1860s

Stewards used large metal mortars and pestles to pound chopped, dried herbs or vegetables used for medicines into smaller particles. They used smaller porcelain mortars and pestles to create and mix powders.

SCRC Exhibit Collection

Prescription ledger, 1863-1864

This prescription ledger belonged to Captain Edward Restieaux, a Boston druggist who was
assistant quartermaster of the 2nd Division of the 5th Army Corps in Washington. The record he kept for himself in the ledger did not include all the parts of a prescription.

Edward Restieaux Ledger, Mss. 2011.412

Quinine: The Miracle Drug

Quinine sulfate, made from a derivate of the bark of the
cinchona tree, was probably the favorite drug of Civil War surgeons. They used it to treat a great variety of ailments from fevers to stomachaches to lack of energy.

Cinchona did not grow in the United States, which in the 19th century imported supplies of the bark from Peru. Dogwood and other barks proved ineffective
substitutes, and Confederate soldiers died from malaria at much greater rates than Union soldiers.

Most soldiers accepted quinine as a treatment and
energizer. Researchers later discovered that quinine is not nearly as effective as was commonly believed during the Civil War. It is, however, useful in treating malaria, a problem that plagued soldiers serving in the swamps and lowlands of the South.

Reading a Prescription

A complete prescription would include:
1.Rx: an abbreviation of the Latin for recipe
2.In Latin, a list of ingredients (often abbreviated) and the quantities of each, using the apothecary measures followed by lower-case Roman numerals:
Joseph Janvier Woodward

The Hospital Steward’s Manual
Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1862, 280
3.In Latin, directions for how to mix together the
ingredients and prepare them for the patient
4.In English, directions for how the patient should take the prescription

Resources of the Southern Fields and Forests
Richmond, Virginia: West and Johnson, 1863

The Confederate Surgeon-General’s office
produced Resources of the Southern Fields and Forests to guide surgeons and stewards in making the best use possible of the South’s natural resources.

Rare Books: SB108 .U6 S76 1863

Ambrotype of Rufus Robbins, Jr., circa 1860s
Digital reproduction

Rufus Robbins, Jr. to Mother
Carver Hospital, Washington, D.C., 1862

Rufus Robbins, Jr., of the 7th Massachusetts
Volunteer Infantry, swallowed his surgeon’s
prescription of quinine mixed with magnesia.

Rufus Robbins, Jr. Papers, Mss. 2009.025

U.S. Sanitary Commission Bulletin
New York, New York, 1864

The North usually had ample supplies of quinine, as seen in the list of supplies issued at the Union depot at Norfolk in 1863.

Civil War Collection, Mss. 39.1 C76

Southern Shortages

Shortages of drugs plagued Confederate stewards. The United States traditionally had imported some key drugs, including opium and quinine. The Union blockade of Southern seaports and efforts to prevent overland smuggling caused severe shortages of these drugs in the South by late 1863. Even for drugs that the South was able to produce, transportation and communication problems meant that stewards in Confederate hospitals and military units frequently could not obtain what they needed.

Despite the Confederate pharmacists’ best efforts, drug
shortages were a severe problem during the later years of the War. No adequate substitute based on local botanicals was found for many drugs. However, some of the local substitutes did treat symptoms, even if they did not cure the underlying diseases.

From the Special Collections Research Center, Earl Gregg Swem Library at the College of William and Mary. See swem.wm.edu/scrc/ for further information and assistance.

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Title: Thus shalt thou live : hints and advice for the healthy and the sick on a simple and rational mode of life and a natural method of cure
Year: 1894 (1890s)
Authors: Kneipp, Sebastian, 1821-1897
Subjects: Hydrotherapy Health Naturopathy Hygiene Hydrotherapy
Publisher: Kempten (Bavaria) : Jos. Koesel
Contributing Library: Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
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done on wet stones in the back-kitchen). 2) Every day two upper-showers. 3) Every second day a double folded piece of clothdipped in equal quantities of water and vinegar is tobe tied on the abdomen for an hour and a half and re-newed after three quarters of an hour as indicated inthis book. 4) Take every day half a tea spoonful of chalk-dustand a cup of tea from St. Johns-wort, fennel and worm-wood in three portions, cold or warm. This treatmentto be continued for three weeks. The young mans diet consisted of strengtheningsoup and plain household fare. Spirits were not allowed. Health kuined by a Bad Liee. 357 After three weeks his whole condition was improved.For the complete recovery of his health, he went ontaking every week three sitz-baths and three hip-bathsfrom half a minute to a minute. Walking on wet ground drew the excessive heat fromthe head downward. The upper-showers had a revivingand invigorating action, the tea and the chalk-dust im-proved the juices and the digestion.

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■*^:-^^Mh«***^ rS>- Miscellaneons Remarks. 1. Arnica. (German Leopards Bane.) 1 once asked a doctor what he thought of herbs ascurative agencies. Nothing at all, was the reply. Iasked him again whether, in his opinion, arnica mightnot have some sanative virtue. The doctor gave me thisanswer: That plant especially is worthless, it is no longerofficinal, although the greatest swindle is still carried onwith it. This declaration set me thinking, for whatpeople esteem the least is very frequently the best. Ayear ago, I received a letter from another physician ask-ing me w^hy I had never written in favour of arnica,since this herb had such an extraordinary healing power;he requested me, in case I should not know its medici-nal qualities, to test and recommend its use in my book asthe plant deserved. He inclosed even a little pamphlettreating on the great healing powers of arnica. I was in-deed well aware of its value in therapeutics, but induced bythis doctors warm recommendation, T

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Pa amb Sobrassada
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Sobrassada
La sobrasada (del mallorquín sobrassada) es un embutido crudo curado, elaborado a partir de carnes seleccionadas del cerdo, condimentadas con sal, pimentón y pimienta negra. Se embute en tripa y presenta una lenta maduración.
Este producto es tradicional de Mallorca y las Islas Baleares, y está protegido con el sello de Indicación Geográfica. En la cocina mallorquina tradicional, la sobrasada suele consumirse el mismo día de matanza o poco después: tostada en invierno, o untada en pan y cruda en verano. Aunque pueden durar varios años en un lugar seco, lo habitual es consumir la longaniza durante el primer invierno, la sobrasada en verano, y las más grandes cuando se hace la matanza del año siguiente.
Historia
Este producto surge a partir de la necesidad de guardar los alimentos durante largos periodos de tiempo, utilizando las técnicas del salado para embutir carne picada. El origen de su nombre se encuentra en Sicilia, donde se practicaba una técnica conocida como sopressa, que significa "picado", aplicado a la carne para embutir. De esta zona, pasó a la península Ibérica gracias al comercio marítimo, y de Valencia se expandió hasta Mallorca, donde ve su mayor desarrollo a partir del siglo XVI.
Aunque en las primeras sobrasadas se prima el cerdo, al poco tiempo se introduce el uso de pimentón como signo distintivo para la conservación de los alimentos, ya que la carne adquiere su color rojo característico. Con el paso del tiempo el proceso de elaboración se perfecciona, y en 1993 el Gobierno balear reconoce la Denominación Específica para la sobrasada mallorquina. En 1996, la Unión Europea le otorga el sello de Indicación Geográfica.
Ingredientes
Cada familia y pueblo elaboraba su propia receta en base a sus costumbres y peculiaridades al ser un producto de matanza. Sin embargo, existen unas características específicas reguladas por la Denominación Específica mallorquina: un 60% de carne magra por un 30%-40% de tocino, 20-30 gramos de sal por kilo de pasta, 60 gramos de pimentón por kilo, y pimienta picante u otras especias al gusto de cada uno. Cuando es más grasa, suele tener más pimentón. El alimento es natural, por lo que la Denominación de origen prohibe expresamente el uso de colorantes.
Elaboración
El proceso consta de dos fases diferenciadas. En la primera se elabora el propio embutido, que consta de las etapas de picado de la carne de cerdo, mezclada con los otros ingredientes y el embutido en las tripas. En la segunda, se produce la maduración y desecado del producto.
El picado tradicional se hacía a mano pero con la mejora de la producción se realiza mecánicamente, con una máquina trituradora programada para lograr partículas inferiores a los 6 milímetros. Después, la carne es sazonada y se le añaden las especias. La masa se embute en las tripas, y se somete a un proceso de curación en los secaderos.
Una vez finalizado, la sobrasada se presenta en forma de longaniza con una textura untuosa. En relación a las características de la tripa o el envase utilizado se distinguen las siguientes presentaciones de Sobrasada de Mallorca: longaniza, rizada, semirizada, cular, bufeta, bisbe, poltrú o tarrina.
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Sobrassada
Sobrassada is a raw, cured sausage from the Balearic Islands made with ground pork, paprika and salt and other spices. Sobrassada, along with botifarró are traditional Majorcan sausage meat products prepared in the laborious but festive rites that still mark the autumn and winter pig slaughter in Majorca. The chemical principle that makes sobrassada is the dehydration of meat under certain weather conditions (high humidity and mild cold) which are typical of the late Majorcan autumn.
Ingredients and varieties
Sobrassada is made with a choice of pork loin, pork bacon (xuia), minced and mixed with paprika, salt and (in modern times) black pepper. Some makers also add cayenne pepper to the mixture and market it as picant, hot. Then the mixture is put into a pork intestine, and hung from a pole for some weeks until it is cured. The string which is tied around the intestine can be used to differentiate between the hot and dolç (literally "sweet", though in this case meaning "not spicy") varieties, the red or red and white string being the hot one.
Small, thin sobrassadas are called llonganissa, and are made from the small intestine. Bigger and thicker ones are called cular or pultrums, and the largest type are huge pork bladders called bufetes.
Sobrassada outside the Balearic islands
Four geographical areas in the Mediterranean, apart from the Balearic islands, have close links to sobrassada for different reasons:
1.- In colonial Algeria, sobrassada was part of the pied-noir cuisine and extremely popular. The French version was named soubressade. Upon the independence and re-islamisation of the country this pork product became less and less important and can today only be found in continental France in butcher shops run by pied-noirs.
2.- In Catalonia, due to cultural links with the Balearic islands, sobrassada is sometimes found together with other autochthonous pork products. The eastern Pyrenees are known for a mountain version of sobrassada.
3.- The village of Tàrbena, in the province of Alicante, was re-populated after the expulsion of the Moriscos with colonists from Majorca who brought along several traditions from the island, including their own variant of the Catalan language and foods such as the sobrassada, which is still being made there in the same way.
4.- In the island of Sicily, either a predecessor or a contemporary product is found under the name sopressada at least since the 15th century. There is debate over exactly where the product originated.
Short history of sobrassada and Mallorquin penchant for pork
Other pork products typical from the cuisine of Mallorca are camaïot, veria negra and xuia (pancetta).
After centuries of Muslim (non-pork) culture, Mallorca quickly returned to pork consumption in the Middle Age, with the key ingredient paprika added after the discovery of America in the 15th century. Sobrassada is thought to have originated and expanded, as a culinary concept, in the Catalan-controlled Western Mediterranean (Sicily, Balearic Islands, Sardinia) after the 14th century, as different forms of the same product persist in this region still today.
In a traditional Mediterranean diet, containing little meat, as Mallorca had until the 1950s, sobrassada and its affiliated pork sausages were usually the main and exclusive pork meat source for Mallorquins. Larger meat cuts like pork or lamb roasts, pork steaks or beef cuts were largely a festive dish, or restricted to the well-off. Even today dishes such as porcella rostida, a whole roasted suckling pig, are only served on special occasions.

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Natural Mineral Baths – The Crescent, Buxton – bronze plaque
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The Crescent and The Slopes in Buxton, Derbyshire. Location of the famous spa baths of the town!

Natural Mineral Baths

The Natural Baths, on the site of the original Roman Bath, was built between 1851 and 1854 and will form the centre piece of the Spa Pool and treatment rooms of the hotel.

Grade II listed.

Natural Mineral Baths, Buxton

BUXTON

SK0573NE THE CRESCENT
616-1/3/76 (South West side)
25/01/51 Natural Mineral Baths

GV II

Natural mineral baths, now tourist information centre.
1851-53, altered 1923-24. By Henry Currey. Ashlar gritstone
with ashlar dressings and Welsh slate and part glazed roof.
EXTERIOR: single storey. Street front, 5 windows arranged
1:3:1. Projecting central section has rusticated pilasters and
between set back rusticated round arches topped with
entablature and parapet inscribed NATURAL MINERAL BATHS.
Central round headed doorway with double panel doors and
fanlight, flanked by single round headed windows. Set back
wings have pilasters and between set back rusticated round
arches topped with entablature and balustrade, each has a
single round headed window. All windows have early C20
glazing.
INTERIOR: retains original layout. The entrance leads into
foyer, to right central hall with stained glass roof light and
rooms radiating off. To left of entrance access to source of
the spa water. Also from foyer is access to tiled corridor
with 2 baths leading off, male and female, both tiled and the
latter bath rounded to end with 7 cast-iron columns with
guilloche railing acting as supports to glazed skylight above.
Changing rooms, one a communal room with wooden partitions and
3 small sunken individual baths are served by a pair of
cubicles to each. A doorway, now blocked, once connected with
the Old Hall.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Derbyshire:
Harmondsworth: 1953-1986: 116; The Derbyshire Heritage series:
Bower A: The Water Cure: Derby. Hall and Sons: 1985-: 12).

Listing NGR: SK0575673501

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.

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Identifier: thusshaltthouliv00knei
Title: Thus shalt thou live : hints and advice for the healthy and the sick on a simple and rational mode of life and a natural method of cure
Year: 1894 (1890s)
Authors: Kneipp, Sebastian, 1821-1897
Subjects: Hydrotherapy Health Naturopathy Hygiene Hydrotherapy
Publisher: Kempten (Bavaria) : Jos. Koesel
Contributing Library: Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
Digitizing Sponsor: Open Knowledge Commons and Harvard Medical School

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oup. Debility. Decline.Delirium tremens. Diarrhoea. Diphtheria. Dropsy. Dysentery. Ears,<3iseases of the. Ears, humming in the. Epilepsy. Eruptions. Erysipelas.Eyes, cataract of the. Eyes, catarrh of the. Fever. Giddiness. Gout.Hemorrhoids (Piles). Head complaints. Heart complaints. Hoarseness.Hypochondriasis. Inflammation. Influenza. Insanity. Itch. Jaundice.Kidney complaints. Knee, tumour ©n the. Lumbago. Lungs, complaintof the. Lungs, emphysema of the. Lungs, inflammation of the. Megrim(Migraine). Melancholy. Mucous Fever. Nervous complaint. Nervousdisorder. Nervous exhaustion. Nervous headache. Nervous over-excite-ment. Perspiration. Pheumatism. Pupture. Saint Vituss dance. ScarletFever. Sciatica. Sleeplessness. Smali-pox. Spine, complaints of the.Stomach, acidity of the. Stomach complaints. Stomach cramp. Stomachl^mours. Stone. Tetters. Throat complaints of the. Typhus. Ulcers. Urinarydifficulties. Vaccination, bad efiects of. Voice, loss of the. Worms. —Alphabetical Index.

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PLANT-ATLAS illustrating FATHER KNEIPPs describing andpicturing most accurately all Medicinal Plantsmentioned books, with addition of several othersfrequently resorted to by (country) people. In order to comply with many wishes the Editor deter-mined upon publishing a minute pictorial representation togetherwith an elucidating description of all those Medicinal Plantsthat are mentioned in Eev. Seb. Kneipps Books. The Plant-Atlas, now complete, is carrying out that plan. Anyone isenabled by simply consulting the Plant-Atlas to find out him-self whatever herb he will look for in woods or fields an thusto make up; i a most pleasant way that Family-Medicine-Chest^l^, recommended by Kneipp. The Plant-Atlas is of the same Size as Rev. KneippsBooks and has been published in two Editions illustrated byPhototypes, either with plain or Coloured Plates. a) Edition I containing 41 Plates; generally only onePlant on one Page. Coloured Phototypes, true to Nature. Price, Cloth: 12 s, 6 d. Edition

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Title: Medical adviser & marriage guide : representing all the diseases of the genital organs of the male and female
Year: 1864 (1860s)
Authors: Larmont, M. (Martin)
Subjects: Marriage Genital Diseases, Male Genital Diseases, Female
Publisher: New York : Warner
Contributing Library: U.S. National Library of Medicine
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d absorbents,and in the lower the spongy body surrounding theurethra. The convex conical surface of the glandis covered by a fine membrane, in color resemblingthe red part of the lips. At its base, or corners,there are rows of projecting papillar, which secretea sebaceous matter, having a peculiar smell. Thegland, which possesses exquisite sensibility, is pro-tected by the loose covering called the prepuceor foreskin, which is tied to the penis, immediatelybelow the orifice of the urethra, by the band calledfraenum : this limits the motion of the prepuce, andtends to keep it in its proper place. The spongy substance of the urethra, whichforms the glans penis, is covered externally with anexceeding thin membrane or cuticle, under whichare placed the very sensible nervous papillae, whichare the chief seat and cause of pleasure and pain inthis part. We may now understand why many, inthe venereal act, have not the glans distended,though the whole penis is at the same time turgki, PLATE 6.

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THE GENERATIVE ORGANS. 49 because the glans belong entirely to the cavernousbody of the urethra ; and if that body be paralyticor weakened from any preceding or existing cause,which we have often known to proceed from un-natural practices ; in all those people where thespongy body of the urethra is not distended, impo-tence will arise, which, if not perfectly understood,caunot be cured by any physician; whereas, inhealthy men, wheu these organs are in due toneduring the orgasmus veneris, or the moment beforethe semen is ejected, the glans and whole cavernousbody of the urethra are extremely turgid, so as tobe ready to burst; but soon after, a kind of con-vulsive motiou follows, and the semen is dischargedwith a slight loss of strength for a little timethroughout the whole body, which soon recovers itsusual vigor. During coition, the corpus spongiosum and glanspenis are rendered turgid by the blood filling theirvascular structure, and the whole of the urethra islengthened, but made nar

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The Scottsdale Parada del Sol combined with Tough Enough to Wear Pink and Pink Heals fire trucks for the 2010 Parade.
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"Pink Heals Tour Picks Up Donated Firetruck in Texas

"Dave Graybill, a firefighter from Arizona, started the Pink Heals Tour in 2007 to inspire men to support the women in their community who are battling cancer. He travels the country in a pink fire engine raising money and spreading cancer awareness. Last week, Graybill went to Tyler, Texas to pick up his sixth truck, a 1969 fire truck that will join his Pink fleet, according to the Tyler Morning Telegraph.

During the ceremony, Tyler firefighters announced that ,220 in locally raised donations would be allocated to six charities, ,055 would be donated to Susan G. Komen for the Cure in Tyler; ,055 to the American Cancer Society; ,250 to the East Texas Medical Center Foundation for its "Pink Ribbon Getaway" and the "Great Getaway" programs; ,250 to the Trinity Mother Frances Health System Foundation for its "Hopeful Journey" and genetic testing programs; 0 to the Cancer Foundation for Life’s "Fit Steps for Life" program; and 0 to the "Pink Heals Tour", Guardians of the Ribbon. The remaining ,610 will be used to start Tyler Firefighters CARE (Cancer Awareness and Relief Effort) fund to help employees and their family members diagnosed with cancer, according to the newspaper.

This was the second truck donated to the tour from Tyler. Last October, the city gave Graybill a truck named "Tonya" after the wife of Tyler firefighter Wes Malcomb, who died of cancer, according to KYTX. This truck, donated by Sam and Connie Greenberg is being named Chance, after a 5-year old St. Louis boy, according to the paper. Before this, all the other trucks were named after women who have battled cancer.

"Chance, I met on the tour last year and he has a brain tumor behind his eyes so he’s blind after his treatments," Graybill told KYTX. "I’ve got to have a truck for children’s cancer," he added. Graybill and Chance the truck headed back to Arizona. This is a post from Graybill on the Pink Heals Facebook Page "We are home with ‘Chance’. Although we broke down twice and needed to be towed each time, it was a great experience. We pushed ‘Chance’ to the limit, he was a little shy at first, threw a few temper tantrums but what a great truck!!!! Can’t wait to get ‘Chance’ all painted up and drive him across the country, but most importantly to take the real Chance for a ride on his very own fire truck."

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For those people tormented by osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis shouldn’t worry too much since there are cures for arthritis readily available everywhere you go. And since there are numerous cures for arthritis you may have to try several treatments so as to recognize what matches your needs but you’ll surely find something that will relieve that pain away and make your life easier. All you need to do is to be willing to search for it.

Seeing a physician could be the initial thing that you’re going to do besides finding natural cures for arthritis. It is your medical doctor who can establish whether or not you’re experiencing arthritis or from something else. Sometimes, as a result of some injuries somebody may think that it is arthritis creating his pain even though it’s not.

Once your doctor has already identified you have arthritis then looking for the best suited treatment or cures for arthritis is the next thing to consider. The truth is, your physician will advise some kinds of natural cures for arthritis immediately. Moreover, he may as well suggest you to have physical therapy. The advised therapy is going to be beneficial particularly when you have to loosen up your joints.

To make things tend not to go from bad to worse, you ought to seek the advice of a physical therapist even when your arthritis is not fairly advanced by this time.

Natural joint pain relief solutions are becoming popular and are taking the market by storm. It is because many people have found maximum relief from natural cures for arthritis and these may be used without needing the doctor’s prescription. As a result, if you are suffering from arthritis, don’t feel sad as you may will have a way to return in the game when you utilize natural arthritis treatments.

Carrying out your research is important to ensure that you are getting the best treatment available. Check out and browse through product reviews and verifiable testimonies also as these will help you find the thing which will do the trick to help remedy arthritis pain and will help you get back to your usual activities.

Herbal or natural pain relief treatments are worth looking into as these can lessen your pain and you can make use of this with confidence in view that there are no undesirable side effects. While seeking treatments for arthritis, do not forget that it is always vital to be prepared to take different ideas because you will see treatments that will or may not work for. And once you find that alleviation you need to use it on a daily basis and that is certainly a very good thing.

Arthritis can bring discomfort and can hinder you from doing your usual activity. To guard yourself from arthritis you need to know the best cures for arthritis. Natural cures for arthritis are effective in providing adequate relief from discomforting arthritis.

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Some Natural Cures For Yeast Infection Problems

Although prescribed medications are effective at treating yeast infections. They can actually cause unwanted side effects in a person if used for any length of time. This is one of the reasons why more and more people are looking for natural cures for yeast infections today.

The first thing you will discover when you start investigating online what kinds of natural cures one can use for treating this kind of infection, is there are plenty of them for you to consider trying. Some will require that you apply the treatment directly to the area that is infected, whilst others will need to be taken orally.

Also for women suffering from vaginitis they may be required to actually insert the treatment directly into the vagina to provide them with an effective cure.

One of the most powerful natural treatments that can be used for this particular kind of infection is fresh garlic. This contains both antiseptic and antifungal properties that help to alleviate the symptoms as well as kill off and prevent further growth of yeast.

For women who are suffering from vaginitis with this particular form of treatment they will need to insert a fresh clove of garlic into their vagina every two or three hours during the day. Certainly, within a short space of time the garlic gets to work and they will begin to feel relief from the symptoms associated with the infection and then it may take a while longer before it is cured completely.

Along with garlic another natural way for treating yeast infections is through eating natural live yogurt or applying it directly to the infected area. This food contains large amounts of the good bacteria known as lactobacillus acidophilus and which will help to restore the person’s acidity levels back to normal. If you are going to be applying the yogurt directly to the area affected this should be carried out two or three times each day until the infection has been cleared.

Certainly eating or applying the yogurt is beneficial but if you really want the treatment to be affected you should do both together. This will help not only treat the infection that can be seen outside your body but work on the inside at treating and killing off the excess yeast growth which has caused the infection to erupt.

Along with the two forms of natural cures for yeast infection we have mentioned another which is proving to be extremely effective is apple cider vinegar. Just like all the other methods we have mentioned this one helps to bring the acidity levels in your body under control and prevent provide the right environment for the fungus to grow in. The best and easiest way to use this treatment is by adding a cupful of the vinegar to your bath (hot water) and then soaks in it for some time.

In this article we have looked at some different natural cures for yeast infection that you could consider using. Although over the counter and prescribed medications are effective they can cause side effects which may well further exacerbate the problem. If you do intend on using any natural cures then it is advisable that you discuss the matter with your doctor before you do.

Would you like to find out more about natural cures for yeast infections? If so, then please visit The Holistic Blog. Here you are provided with more information and advice on the some of the effective ways of curing this infection through natural treatments.

Bad Breath- The Top 5 Natural Cures For Bad Breath

Having bad breath can be a major problem that interferes with your career, your social circle, and of course your intimate relationships as well. There are many things that people do to mask bad breath and sometimes when you have no other options – and the boss is walking your way! – it might be advisable to grab that mint or stick of gum. But if you’re interested in the top 5 natural cures for bad breath, then you’re in luck. After all, why not cure a condition if you can, rather than constantly trying to cover it up?

One of the top 5 natural cures for bad breath is chewing parsley or mint leaves. There are two reasons these seem to work. The first is that they are both very heavy in natural oils, which lubricate your mouth and help to move out food particles that break down and cause bad breath due to bacteria. They also help to neutralize stomach acids, which also cause bad breath.

Another one of the top 5 natural cures for bad breath is milk thistle, available at most health food stores or pharmacies. Milk thistle is thought to work as a curative on the liver, helping to move bacteria through this natural filter and out of the body.

Silica or silicon dioxide is another of the top 5 natural cures for bad breath, as it too is thought to get rid of toxins and foreign substances in the body. Silica appears naturally in the body but is sometimes prescribed for cases of gum disease, infection, and mouth ulcers. Silica is typically available at the pharmacy as well.

Sweet fennel is a calming herb for the stomach and is also considered one of the top 5 natural cures for bad breath. When your stomach is upset and churning up acids and other digestive elements, this can give you bad breath. By using sweet fennel you settle your stomach and address your breath as well.

And many people may not think of it as being one of the top 5 natural cures for bad breath, but drinking enough water is very important. By staying hydrated you help the body to digest the way it should, calm those stomach acids, and help move dried food particles out of your mouth. So try these cures and see if you can’t soon open your mouth with confidence!

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