THAT onions are a powerful antiseptic and on this account are especially healing in cases of colds, catarrhs, flu, etc. They are most effective in their raw state when chopped finely and eaten with bread as a sandwich.
THAT garlic eaten in a similar way is one of the best cures for Hardening of the arteries and reducing high blood pressure. For those who dislike the flavour of garlic, garlic capsules are available.
THAT sage, often used in stuffings, is an exceptional purifier of the blood and an excellent cure for winter ills such as flu, sore throats etc. It should be infused like ordinary tea, reckoning one teaspoon to a large cup.