To cure corns: Spread the yeast of beer on a linen rag and apply it to the part affected. Renew it once a day for three or four weeks. It will cure.
To celebrate our 225th anniversary, we’re looking through our archives to bring you 225 pieces of wit, wisdom, and fun in a series we’re calling Almanac Treasures (see more of them here).
1793 Old Farmer's Almanac