Send your Okonski family old time remedies via email.
Email to firstname.lastname@example.org
usually worked for many Okonskis.
Heal open small wound, puncture or cut - Monkey
Blood, better known as mercurochrome.
Sore throat, cough, flu - gargle with warm salt water
and drink a "Hot Toddy" - prepare half a cup of fresh squeezed
lemon juice, one to two tablespoons of honey (preferably made in your living
area), and a small shot of whiskey.
Stomach ache with headache - teaspoon of castor oil
with or without orange juice.
Chest ache & flu symptons - rub green salve or
Vicks on throat, chest and back with a dab of Vicks in the nose.
Bee or wasp sting - slice a piece of juicy onion and
place on top of sting for several minutes.
Hiccups - swallow teaspoon of sugar or hold breath
for a minute.
Things that Work
Keep shoes or feet dry - place bread bag or
equivalent sized bag over shoes and rubber band or tie with soft string (not
Raincoat substitute - take 33-gallon plastic bag and
cut 6-8 inch oval in bottom of bag for neck and 4-6 inch oval cut on each
side, approximately two inches from bottom of bag. Place arms and head
Rain needed - catch and kill snake in area and hang
on second or third barb wire fence for two to three inches of rain.
Wish come true - find an unusual small chicken
egg. Make wish before throwing over roof of house. Make sure it
breaks, or throw it again.