By: The People's Pharmacy April 13, 2015 4 Comments
    Sodium Solution Said to Help Heal Burns

    Home remedies can be very handy, but they need to be employed with common sense. While self-treatment is fine for a minor burn, for example, a serious burn deserves medical attention. Q. You have writ…

    By: The People's Pharmacy March 9, 2015 6 Comments
    Soy Sauce Can Ease the Pain of a Kitchen Burn

    Household accidents like kitchen burns don't always need full-fledged medical attention. But some quick first aid can make a difference. For common burns, we are partial to a home remedy that uses col…

    By: The People's Pharmacy February 2, 2015 0 Comments
    Home Remedies Gathered into a Book

    Q. You two provide so much wonderful information. I'll read something you've written and I really intend to cut the paper out, but before I do it gets lost or I get my mind on something else and I los…

    By: Terry Graedon January 10, 2011 56 Comments
    Cold Yellow Mustard Relieves Burn

    Q. A couple nights ago I accidentally grabbed the metal handle of a pot right out of the oven. The pain of the burn was intense. I immediately grabbed the soy sauce and poured some over the burn, with…

    By: Joe Graedon May 12, 2009 3 Comments
    Soy Sauce Eases Pain of Burn

    Q. I burned the heel of my hand with hot bacon grease. I immediately put it under cold running water and then remembered the soy sauce cure. I taped a paper towel soaked in soy sauce to my hand and wi…

    By: Joe Graedon July 28, 2008 5 Comments
    Fresh Onion Juice for Kitchen Burns

    Q. While I was working at a restaurant, one of our chefs was burned badly by a fryer. I happened to be in the kitchen when it happened, and the manager screamed, "get me a fresh onion out of the walk-…

    By: Terry Graedon December 26, 2006 2 Comments
    Soy Sauce Is Home Remedy for Burn

    Q. I listened to your public radio show and heard a man call in recommending soy sauce for burns. "How weird is that?" I thought. But then, as I took a loaf of bread out of the oven, the inner edge of…