Cold and Cough Compress

Use this old remedy overnight to relieve congestion and coughs.


1/2 cup olive oil

1/2 cup camphor (available in most pharmacies and health food stores)

1/2 vinegar


1. Place all of the ingredients in a medium-sized bowl, and stir to combine

2. To use, soak a piece of clean woolen cloth in the mixture and wring it out gently, leaving the cloth thoroughly saturated.  Apply the compress to the chest, cover the wet cloth with a dry piece of wool to keep it in place. Leave on overnight.

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