10-Nov-07 at 10:21PM:

NAME: Misty
EMAIL: ky_browneyes292@yahoo.com

INGREDIENTS: Smart splinter remover. Just pour a drop of Elmer'sGlue-All over the splinter, let dry, and peel the dried glue off the skin.The splinter sticks to the dried glue.

27-Aug-07 at 02:32PM:
NAME: Jacquelyn


INSTRUCTIONS: First, take a whole egg and crack it (emptying the contents) so all thats left is the shell. Stick the inside/wet side of the shell onto the splinter for a few minutes and the splinter will work its way far enough out till you can just pick it right out. Its really easy and it works!

12-Aug-06 at 05:10

SUBJECT: Home Remedy
NAME: Rhiona

INSTRUCTIONS: Just rub some castor oil onto the area where the splinter is, cover it with a band aid and go to bed.
Because castor oil has drawing properties, when you take the band aid off the next morning the splinter will have risen to the surface of the skin and it will eitherjust come right out or if it was a bit deeper you might need the tweezers. But so far I've never had to use the tweezers they have just popped out with a bit of a squeeze.

05-Aug-06 at 09:29 AM
NAME: Debbie

small piece of bacon fat
INSTRUCTIONS: My grandmother used this method to remove splinters and it worked every time. Before going to bed at night, take a very small piece of bacon fat and a bandaid. Place the bacon fat on top of the splinter and cover with a bandaid. In the morning the splinter will have risen to the top and can be removed. (If the splinter is completely embedded under the skin you will need to put a small prick in the skin above the splinter with a clean needle before covering with the bacon fat.) Wash the area well once you've removed the splinter. This remedy never failed to remove even the toughest of splinters.

05-Aug-06 at 01:58 PM:
NAME: Jon A. Gibson
EMAIL: quibix@hotmail.com

INGREDIENTS: Road/Roofing Tar
INSTRUCTIONS: Smear tar on area of splinter & cover with band-aid. Change dressing once a day 'til splinter comes out (3 days is about the longest it'll take).

05-Aug-06 at 10:44 AM:
NAME: Marsha Hall
EMAIL: meh530@yahoo.com
NAME_OF_REMEDY: Splinters, small shards of glass hard to remove, etc
INGREDIENTS: 1 small piece of raw fatty meat (bacon, salt pork, etc)
white piece of cloth
INSTRUCTIONS: Take the piece of raw fatty meat, salt it REALLY well, place it directly on the place that needs the splinter, glass, etc drawn out. Cover with a WHITE cloth and leave overnight. If the splinter or glass has not been drawn to the surface, repeat the next night.Just stay away from dogs or such while using this!!! My daughter had
stepped on some glass shards, I took her to the doctor and he set and picked out as many as he could with tweezers. He couldn't get them all, the next day she was still limping. That night I applied the salty fatty meat and covered
it with the white cloth.The next morning when I removed the cloth and meat, the glass had been "drawn" to the surface and I just plucked them off with tweezers. I am very convinced that thisold rememdy that was passed down to me from my Mom who grew up in the mountains of Kentucky actually works.

Date: Monday, October 10, 2005
Time: 9:52 AM EST
Email address: Kristen
Subject: Home Remedyemail address: epiphone86@shaw.ca
Country of Remedy: Alberta

Ingredients: Bar soap
Sewing needle

Instructions: Wet a bar of soap well, and rub the sharp end of the sewing needle in it, so that the needle has a liberal coating of soap. Then, rub the soapy needle in the opposite direction that the splinter went
in, like you are trying to draw it out. As soon as the splinter has some soap in there, squeeze it, and it should come right out. Thank you to Mrs. Thomasz, my first grade teacher for showing me this, it is painless, and good for children.

Date: Saturday, November 6, 2004
Time: 6:39 PM EST
Country of Remedy: Canada
Name of Remedy: Removal of Glass & Splinters
Ingredients: Hydrogen Peroxide
Instructions: This works great. I had a tiny piece of glass in my foot for months that I kept trying to get out & couldn't for the life of me.So a friend of mine told me to try Peroxide. I poured it on my footwhere the glass was, and within minutes the glass was laying on theoutside of my foot where it had went in. I have tried this for splinters thatI couldn't get out & it worked for me for those too.

Date: Monday, July 26, 2004
Time: 12:41 PM EST
Email address: Kelly
Subject: Home RemedyCountry of Remedy: USA

Ingredients: piece of bread
Instructions: Put a piece of bread over the splinter and wrap a band-aid around it, let set over night and the splinter will be gone.

To remove a splinter from your foot  ( I have only seen this done on the foot).  Take a large piece of salt pork and rub it over the area.  The splinter will pop out.  Call it what you like I saw my grandmother do this and I later tried it and it works!

Date: Sunday, December 28, 2003
Time: 8:34 PM EST
Country of Remedy: USA

Ingredients: powdered Tide laundry soap
Instructions: make a paste with water and tide rub where splinter is. Let set for a few minutes. Something in the soap draws the splinter to the surface

Date: Monday, September 8, 2003
Time: 9:00 PM EST
email address: brenda.a.waters@verizon.net
Country of Remedy: USA

Ingredients: Take one clean needle or sharp blade.
First, dowse area with hydrogen peroxide. Most times, the splinter will fizz right out of it's place, but the area will be clean, should you need to scrape gently with the needle

You place a piece of duct tape over the splinter and leave on for a half hour. Then slowly peel away. The splinter will come off on the tape.
Stephanie Kennelly

Date: Friday, May 2, 2003
Time: 6:00 PM EST
Email address: Beth Shaver
Subject: Home RemedyCountry of Remedy: USA

Ingredients: Elmers Glue
Instructions: If you have a splinter put some glue on it and let it
dry. The peel it off and out comes the splinter.

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