Bill Wannan's folk medicine: A miscellany of old cures and remedies, superstitions, and old wives' tales, having particular reference to Australia and the British Isles
Publish date: 1972
Pages no: 174
Edition language: English
Turns out people were pretty cool with drinking snail tea back then. Also, ducks breath cures thrush. You couldn't make this stuff up.Some of the remedies are pretty sound, however, including, surprisingly, one involving asthma and spiderweb pills (!).Overall, a really interesting book, one that's g...