RE:SEARCH logo
University of Detroit Mercy Libraries / Instructional Design Studio
UDM HOME BLACKBOARD MY UDMERCY
RESEARCH HOME / FIND / SPECIAL COLLECTIONS / THE JAMES T. CALLOW FOLKLORE ARCHIVE /
James Callow Folklore Archive

Collection Home

About Dr. James T. Callow

Dr. James T. Callow publications

Collectors

Browse by

Subject heading

Keyword

Location

Questions or comments on this site? Please email davidsor@udmercy.edu.

The James T. Callow Folklore Archive

search for

Content filter is on

Your search for HOMEOPATHIC-IMITATIVE MAGIC returned 5 results.

showing 5 items

FOR IMPURITY OF THE BLOOD OR ANEMIA, EAT RED BEETS.

Submitter comment: MY GRANDMOTHER ALWAYS TOLD ME THIS, ESPECIALLY WHEN I HAD
ANEMIA (SHE ALSO MADE ME EAT THE RED BEETS.).

Where learned: OHIO ; TOLEDO

Keyword(s): HOMEOPATHIC-IMITATIVE MAGIC

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Plant

View just this record

PUT A SHARP OBJECT (KNIFE OR SCISSORS) UNDER YOUR BED TO CURE
ARTHRITIS.

Where learned: LETTER

Keyword(s): HOMEOPATHIC-IMITATIVE MAGIC

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Method of Curing

Date learned: 10-20-1969

View just this record

BLEED

IF YOU PULL YOUR TEETH ON THE WASTE OF THE MOON
YOU'LL BLEED TO DEATH.

Submitter comment: MY MOTHER BELIEVED IN THIS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): HOMEOPATHIC-IMITATIVE MAGIC

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Body part Senses
BELIEF -- Moon
BELIEF -- Product or activity of man or animal
BELIEF -- Means of Causing or Avoiding Illness

Date learned: 01-17-1972

View just this record

TO BUILD UP YOUR BLOOD THIS MIXTURE SHOULD BE TAKEN DAILY:
A RAW EGG YOLK MIXED WITH A SHOT OF WINE.
THIS WILL INSURE GOOD HEALTH.

Where learned: NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

Keyword(s): BLOOD ; HOMEOPATHIC-IMITATIVE MAGIC ; PREVENTATIVE MEDICINE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Means of Causing or Avoiding Illness

Date learned: 11-16-1969

View just this record

BELIEF-MEDICINE

IF A LEAF IS HEART-SHAPED, IT WILL MAKE A GOOD TEA FOR THE HEART.

Submitter comment: HEARD IN YOUTH.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): HEART ; HOMEOPATHIC-IMITATIVE MAGIC

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Plant

Date learned: 00-00-1965

View just this record

showing 5 items

University of Detroit Mercy
4001 W. McNichols Detroit , MI , 48221-3038
This site is endorsed by the University of Detroit Mercy (UDM) and supports the views, values, and mission of UDM. The University of Detroit Mercy web site provides links to other web sites, both public and private, for informational purposes. The inclusion of these links on UDM's site does not imply endorsement by the University. Please contact the Instructional Design Studio for any questions regarding this web site.