A combination of folklore and time-honoured advice, this book illuminates the history behind female wisdom from yesteryear. Taking in money saving ideas, gardening knowledge, household management and age-old remedies, it offers both seasoned advice and eccentric cures for a huge range of problems. Revealing that a great deal of old wives' lore does have its practical merits, but also how a lot of tales are not to be relied upon, this fascinating compendium of tips and tricks shows how sometimes old advice is still the best.natural solutions to freshening up the home that are relatively cheap and easy and dona#39;t involve adding to the ... The most simple method is to grow beautiful smelling aromatic plants like jasmine, honeysuckle and tuberoses indoors a not only do they give off natural scents but they look great too. ... Essential oils are available from most health shops and aromatherapists and also from online retailers.
|Title||:||Old Wives Lore|
|Publisher||:||Michael O'Mara Books - 2013-09-17|