Originally published in 1935, this brilliant little book contains a host of geniune Romany Remedies collated by Gipsy Petulengro, Grandson of the old gypsy tinker, Petulengro, immortalised by George Borrow in"The Romany Rye" and "Lavengro". All the remedies should be taken with a pinch of salt (or in some cases, not at all!) but the majority of them still make good sense today and the book is a fascinating read. Contents Include Remedies, Ointments, Embrocations and Liniments, Recipes, Dog Hints, Fakes, Fishing, Poaching and Other Tricks and Recipes. Contains alleged remedies for Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Jaundice, Dyspepsia and Deafness. Remedies: Aperient, Appendicitis, Asthma and Chest Complaints, Bad Blood, Scurvy, Eruptions, Bad Legs, Ulcers, Bladder trouble, Blood Pressure, Boils and carbuncles, Catarrh, Catarrh of the Bladder (!), Chilblains, Colds, Constipation, Consumption, Corns, Coughs, Cystitis, Deafness, Diabetes, Diarrhoea, Dropsy, Dyspepsia, Epilepsy, Eye Afflictions,...

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