submitted by George Poulos on 07.04.2004
My mother, Evangalia - Angie Poulos (nee Coroneos) used many Kytherian remedies throughout our childhood.
Some were simple, but miraculous in their effect.
I recall sustaining a very large swelling/bruise - about 3 cm's high - on my leg after another one of my fathers frequent car crashes.
My mother simply cut up some slices of onion - and strapped them onto the bruise for about half an hour.
By that time the swelling had completely subsided - and the bruising was very much improved. The effect seemed miraculous to me at the time.
I have used the "onion cure" on a number of occasions throughout my life.
One evening, I fell from a first floor balcony onto a large stone - injuring my back. I strapped half centimetre strips of onion onto my back - and slept with them overnight. When I awoke in the morning the swelling and bruising had disappeared.
Ön another occasion my right hand was afflicted by Repetitive Strain Injury. My wrist "creaked" when moved. The pain was intense.
Again, I strapped onions onto my wrist and kept them there for about 12 hours.
One day later the "creaking" had disappeared, and the pain was very much diminished.
By the second day my injury - which my doctor had asserted - "would almost certainly require surgery" - was completely cured.
I have passed on this "cure" to a number of my Australian freinds and associates - and all those who have used it have found it equally as effective.
Which all reminds me of the Kellog's Corn Flakes ad jingle in Australia - "sometimes the simple things in life - are often the best."
Someone mentioned to me recently that there is a significant proportion of a particular acid in onions - which is used in anti-inflamatory drugs.
Do any of the kythera-island web-users know what this acid might be?
Sadly, my Papou(Joseph Stratigos) passed away back in 2010. I just happened to be searching...
Hi Tracy, Have some photos from Trifylis Cafe Coffs Harbour 1949. Just getting last of names to...
Hi Laura, thankyou for your message. Yes I’ve had my dna done on AncestryDNA, I’ve now got...
Hi, Michaela..I'm assuming that you've had your DNA analysis done. I'm told that Ancestry has the largest...
About 5 minutes into the program Ada Margariti, who is an Attorney at Law, speaks about how she came to...
Interviewed during his visit to Australia, 2013.
August 17, 2010
103.2 HOPE - radio station
You’ve heard of PhDs in science, medicine and education but have you...
Brisbane kytherians at paliochora excursion ..exploring the wonderful site and seeing all the churches .. this one is called ' e...
Gorgeous Ruby! Ruby's father was Evangelo Megaloconomos born 7 September 1891, died 29 January 1983
Ruby was born 16 September...
27424:10.04.2021 (Message Board)
27389:26.03.2021 (Message Board)
27382:24.03.2021 (Message Board)
27378:23.03.2021 (Message Board)