By: Terry Graedon July 7, 2014 13 Comments
    Wasp Sting Inspires the Invention of a New Home …

    Q. I was stung by a wasp last night. I had been drinking wine so I could not take Benadryl. I did cut open a Benadryl capsule and put the contents in a glass, poured a small amount of apple cider vine…

    By: Terry Graedon June 16, 2014 3 Comments
    Home Remedies Can Help Ease Hot Weather Health H…

    Summertime offers wonderful opportunities for exercise and adventure. Getting outside with family and friends for a picnic or cookout is a wonderful tradition. Hiking, biking, swimming and playing ten…

    By: Terry Graedon October 11, 2009 2 Comments
    Differing Experience with Bee Remedy

    Not too long ago, we asked our readers whether they rely more on experience or on evidence. It's really a false division: even when doctors insist on evidence, they are relying on someone to record an…

    By: Joe Graedon December 7, 2005 129 Comments
    Sliced Onion for Wasp Stings

    People use all sorts of remedies for bee or wasp stings. Some swear by tobacco juice, but that is getting hard to come by as the habit of chewing tobacco is fading (along with cigarette smoking). Othe…

    By: Joe Graedon October 18, 2005 13 Comments
    Meat Tenderizer and Vinegar for Stings

    The meat tenderizer trick was our very first home remedy in the original edition of The People's Pharmacy®.* We stumbled across it in the Journal of the American Medical Association.** Dr. Harry L…