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Table 3 Most frequently applied home remedies

From: Use of home remedies: a cross-sectional survey of patients in Germany

  Applying
  N %
Inhalation 362 80%
Hot lemon drink 347 76%
Honey 346 76%
Chamomile tea 332 73%
Chicken Soup 330 72%
Wheat sack 296 65%
Footbath 291 65%
Wet pack to calf 278 62%
Fennel tea 270 59%
Chest rubs* 267 59%
Sage tea 268 58%
Mint tea 266 58%
Steam bath 236 52%
Back rubs* 230 51%
Pretzel stick and coke 229 50%
  1. Answers from a predefined list of 49 home remedies sorted by most frequent applied home remedy by the total of all (N = 460) respondents.
  2. *Meaning a home remedy is applied.