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Vinegar Socks

Traditional home remedies for modern living


Hardie Grant - Chronicle Books
Available: 02/01/16
8.5 x 8.5 · 112 pages
CDN $27.95 · cl

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Karin Berndl and Nici Hofer

Karin Berndl and Nici Hofer are firm believers in the power of natural remedies. In Vinegar Socks, they share 40 traditional home remedies that have been handed down through the generations and are tried and tested in curing common ailments and illnesses, such as fevers, sinusitis, sore throats, bronchitis, diarrhoea, wounds and wasp stings. All of these remedies can be made easily at home using storecupboard ingredients and simple techniques.

Discover the amazing healing properties of nature's abundance and find drug-free relief with these invaluable at-home solutions. Concoctions include vinegar socks for a fever (wearing soaked vinegar socks stimulates the blood flow and lowers the temperature as well as mobilizing the immune system), tummy tea to cure flatulence, horseradish necklace to treat a fever, and sap ointment for wounds. With cute styling and a strong design element, Vinegar Socks is the only book you'll need this Fall to ensure you stay in perfect health.

Photographer Karin Berndl and art director Nici Hofer have worked together on many high-profile advertising campaigns, for brands such as Selfridges, Galeries Lafayette, Fortnum & Mason, and Georg Jensen Jewellery. Their editorial work has been featured in Tatler and Harper's Bazaar, alongside many more global publications.