Cambodian Mom, Barang Dad and Tiger Balm

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Re: Cambodian Mom, Barang Dad and Tiger Balm

Post by Samouth » Sun Sep 11, 2016 5:54 pm

Bitte_Kein_Lexus wrote:Some things I'm open to, but cultural differences in child rearing always appear in mixed couples (Khmer-American, Spanish-Australian, French-German etc). Couples often argue about child rearing regardless of cultural differences anyways.

Some things I can deal with and would let the mom do, but lot's of the bullshit medieval stuff I wouldn't. Scissors under the pillow? Smoke under the kid's bed? Hard boiled egg to a bump on the head? No thanks lady. Some of the medical stuff I've heard from Cambodian (usually women: seems everything is wind in your stomach) makes me laugh out loud, but some of it is downright dangerous and I wouldn't let them do it on my kid. I've never been a fan of tiger balm and pretty much never use it myself, but it's fairly low on my list of weird things Asians do. I wouldn't let her put it on a kid under 5 though.
I know that you are open to the culture difference. However I wonder if you are open to her explanation. For example, you were married to a Cambodian woman and had a kid. Would you listen to her why Cambodian put sharp stuff such as scissors under the pillow where the infant or baby sleep on.

"Hard boiled egg to bump on the head", i am not really sure about this, from what I know of and experience myself about the boiled egg. For Cambodian, when you are sick, your relative especially your mom would boil the egg and then roll the age on your body while the egg is still warm. It is believed to make you recover from your cold faster. BTW, we don't eat that egg, simply because it is not a clean egg anymore. You know what, after you rolled that boiled egg on the body a sick person, the red part of the egg become black. DIY.
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Re: Cambodian Mom, Barang Dad and Tiger Balm

Post by daraly » Sun Sep 11, 2016 5:58 pm

"Would you listen to her why Cambodian put sharp stuff such as scissors under the pillow where the infant or baby sleep on.

"Hard boiled egg to bump on the head", i am not really sure about this, from what I know of and experience myself about the boiled egg. For Cambodian, when you are sick, your relative especially your mom would boil the egg and then roll the age on your body while the egg is still warm. It is believed to make you recover from your cold faster. BTW, we don't eat that egg, simply because it is not a clean egg anymore. You know what, after you rolled that boiled egg on the body a sick person, the red part of the egg become black. DIY."

Thank you for reconfirming my faith in Western medical practices.
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Re: Cambodian Mom, Barang Dad and Tiger Balm

Post by bolueeleh » Sun Sep 11, 2016 6:12 pm

daraly wrote:"Would you listen to her why Cambodian put sharp stuff such as scissors under the pillow where the infant or baby sleep on.

"Hard boiled egg to bump on the head", i am not really sure about this, from what I know of and experience myself about the boiled egg. For Cambodian, when you are sick, your relative especially your mom would boil the egg and then roll the age on your body while the egg is still warm. It is believed to make you recover from your cold faster. BTW, we don't eat that egg, simply because it is not a clean egg anymore. You know what, after you rolled that boiled egg on the body a sick person, the red part of the egg become black. DIY."

Thank you for reconfirming my faith in Western medical practices.
more western practitioners are turning to alternatives medicines, more scientists r discovering n extracting compounds from alternatives medicines ingredients such as herbs, plants, insects etc, google it, at least have faith in google
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Re: Cambodian Mom, Barang Dad and Tiger Balm

Post by daraly » Sun Sep 11, 2016 6:59 pm

OK, you get aids go to a kru Khmer. Roll.an egg over your dick and apply tiger balm over your Sarkozi's syndrome.
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Re: Cambodian Mom, Barang Dad and Tiger Balm

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Sun Sep 11, 2016 8:11 pm

epidemiks wrote:Vicks vapour rub is commonly used for kids with cold/flu in Australia. Full of eucalyptus

Vicks is widely used in England also, used to love it
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Re: Cambodian Mom, Barang Dad and Tiger Balm

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Sun Sep 11, 2016 8:14 pm

daraly wrote:OK, you get aids go to a kru Khmer. Roll.an egg over your dick and apply tiger balm over your Sarkozi's syndrome.
tried it, while it worked it was only a temporary solution and came back twice as worse
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Post by epidemiks » Sun Sep 11, 2016 9:02 pm

Jamie_Lambo wrote:
epidemiks wrote:Vicks vapour rub is commonly used for kids with cold/flu in Australia. Full of eucalyptus

Vicks is widely used in England also, used to love it
I'll snort these medicated oils these days but used to hate vicks. Memories of flannel pyjamas, sticky ice cold vicks, just pure discomfort on top of a flu.
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Re: Cambodian Mom, Barang Dad and Tiger Balm

Post by Anchor Moy » Sun Sep 11, 2016 9:17 pm

daraly wrote:OK, you get aids go to a kru Khmer. Roll.an egg over your dick and apply tiger balm over your Sarkozi's syndrome.
You seem to know your way around here for a strunjer. :hattip:
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Re: Cambodian Mom, Barang Dad and Tiger Balm

Post by Username Taken » Sun Sep 11, 2016 9:21 pm

"Sarkozi's syndrome"

That was directed at Jamie, right? Just wondering?
... give 'em a quick, short, sharp shock ...

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Re: Cambodian Mom, Barang Dad and Tiger Balm

Post by John Bingham » Sun Sep 11, 2016 9:43 pm

bolueeleh wrote:
more western practitioners are turning to alternatives medicines.....
Yeah, the ones who have been struck off the medical register. Most Western practitioners know that stuff is bunkum.
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