This section is from the book "A Third Pot-Pourri", by C. W. Earle. Also available from Amazon: A Third Pot-Pourri.
Far the best cure for chilblains is a very simple one. Rub the feet twice a day, when well warmed by a fire, with some soft soap. Chilblains are half a gouty symptom, and no doubt the magic is the strong alkali in the soap.
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