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American Folk Medicine

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"American Folk Medicine" is based on authentic sources, including medicinal recipes handed down through individual families, and recipes dug out of out-of-print medical texts, home encyclopedias and cookbooks. Arranged alphabetically according to ailment, the remedies are used to treat everything from asthma, flu and cramps to bed-wetting, weight reduction and warts. This ...more
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Published January 1st 1985 by Meyerbooks, Publisher (first published April 1st 1975)
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Jul 22, 2009 rated it liked it
Most of the folk remedies are from the 19th and 20th centuries, not further back as was hoped. Still a valuable reference book on medicine of America.
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