Before the advent of store bought aspirin or pricey skin ointments, Great Grandma and Grandpa, and all their family and friends, were using herbs and simply pantry items in their homemade First Aid kits.
While rashes and sicknesses were hardly made a thing of the past the symptoms were brought under control and those man-made remedies were produced at a cost of pennies on a dollar.
Even in our modern age there are very few who are not aware that aloe (from the aloe vera plant) reduces the heat from sunburn. Also, that honey in your herbal tea can take the bite out of a sore throat and cough.
Simple and not too difficult to acquire is the main focus here.
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