Dr. Chase's Old-Time Home Remedies: Includes Traditional Advice for Illnesses and Injuries, Nursing and Midwifery, Meals and Desserts, Household Maint
Alvin Wood Chase (Author)
DescriptionA Classic Collection of Original Medical Remedies and Household Recipes Written by traveling physician Dr. Alvin Wood Chase, this reprint of Dr. Chase's Recipe Book and Household Physician, on Practical Knowledge for the People, features a well of practical information on dozens of topics and subjects, including:
- Home remedies for illnesses and injuries
- Nursing and midwifery
- Household maintenance
- Medical terminology and diseases
- And many more!
The book provides an in-depth look into more than eight hundred wildly varied and fascinating "recipes" which helped, and can still help, people with everyday health concerns and various household chores. It also gives readers a unique look at what life was like more than 130 years ago.
February 11, 2020
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About the Author
Dr. Alvin Wood Chase was born in 1817, and was a travelling physician, salesman, author, and self-made man. He dispensed remedies all over America during the late nineteenth century, collecting recipes and domestic tips from the people he met along the way. He wrote and self-published multiple books in his lifetime, which eventually became revered US bestsellers and were the household bibles of their day. He passed away a few months after completing this book in 1885.