Folklore on How to Cure Corns


Cure for Corns

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).

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.


1793 Old Farmer's Almanac

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