Just be glad you're not living in the the olden days of England when one of the cures for earache was to insert an oil covered cockroach into your ear!
Have a cough or a cold - sleep with orange peel up your nose, it'll sort you out in no time.
Have an eye complaint? Simple! Just catch a random fox, remove its tongue, set the fox free again and carry the tongue around with you in a bag - problem solved!
If there are no foxes around, try catching a frog and licking its back instead!