Re: [TexasCzechs] Digest Number 353
- I was just going to say does anyone remember using "Nonat". That was some good
stuff. If you stepped on glass or thorns, got a splinter in your foot or hand
and could not get it out, just apply some "Nonat" on gauze and place on the spot.
In a day or two you could remove the object. The salve would draw it to the
surface. It also worked on Boils.
"J.D.K. Chipps" wrote:
> Pat Lyon wrote:
> > Re: grandmother's journals & healing
> > How fortunate you are to have those spiral notebooks! My grandmother Urban
> > was an herbalist and was the neighborhood vet and doctor, also midwife.
> > There are still some folks around who were delivered by "Miz Urban" and Mom
> Speaking of old time medicines, etc. Does anyone remember "Nonat"? I
> remember this from the pharmacy there in Taylor.
> It's a drawing salve, and was black in color and came in a tube. I was
> prone to boils when I was a kid, and I remember that Nonat would draw
> the core right out. Worked good for splinters that were in too deep to
> dig out. Just put a little Nonat on it and a bandaid, and out it would
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- I remember using the nonad from way back when. My family used it all the time
for everything like you said. It really worked. Wish I could buy some now