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Title: Salt for the Throat
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In these days when diseases of the throat prevail, and particularly a dry, hacking cough, which is not only distressing to ourselves, but to our friends and to those with whom we are brought into business contact those thus afflicted may be benefitted by trying the following remedy:

Last fall we were induced to try what virtue there was in common salt. We commenced by using it three times a day, morning, noon and night. We dissolved a large teaspoonful of common salt in about a tumblerful of cold water. With this we gargled the throat most thoroughly just before meal time. The result has been that during the entire winter we were not only free from the usual coughs and colds to which, as far as our memory extends, we have always been subject, but the dry hacking cough has entirely disappeared. We attribute it entirely to the salt gargle, and do most cordially recommend it to our readers who are subject to disease of the throat.

Many persons have never tried the salt garle have the impression that it is unpleasant. Such is not the case. On the contrary, it is pleasant, and after a few days' use no person who loves a nice, clean, and a first rate sharpener of the appetite, will abandon it.--Exchange


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Date: 6/3/1869
Origin: Warren Republican
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Record ID: 00001765
Type: Periodical
Source Archive: Warren County Historical Society
Date Entered: 8/10/2001
Collection: Clippings scrapbooks
Entered By: Leslie J. Rice

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