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MUD PUT ON MOSQUITO BITES STOPS THEM FROM ITCHING AND MAKES THEM
GO AWAY FASTER.

Where learned: DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): POULTICE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mineral

Date learned: 08-00-1969

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FOR ARTHRITIS, PEEL A POTATO, TAPE IT TO THE AFFLICTED AREA
AND THE POTATO IS SURE TO DRAW THE SORENESS OUT.

Where learned: FRIENDS HOME

Keyword(s): POULTICE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Plant

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FOLK REMEDY/ TOMATO

A SLICE OF TOMATO WAS WRAPPED AROUND A BUNION
ON A TOE TO RELIEVE THE SORENESS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): POULTICE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Remedy

Date learned: 01-20-1970

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FOLK REMEDY-PASTE

A PASTE CONSISTING OF BREAD, MILK, AND NAPTHA SOAP WAS SPREAD
OVER A SLIVER. THE AFFECTED AREA WAS THEN WRAPPED IN A TOURNIQUET
AND BY THE FOLLOWING DAY THE INFECTION HAD BEEN DRAWN OUT
AND THE SLIVER BROUGHT TO A HEAD.

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): NAPHTHA SOAP ; POULTICE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Remedy

Date learned: 01-20-1970

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ANIMAL REMEDY

TO REDUCE INFLAMMATION, MAKE A POULTICE OF WARM COW DUNG.

Submitter comment: LEARNED FROM HOME.

Where learned: INDIANA ; GREENFIELD

Keyword(s): INFECTION ; POULTICE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Animal

Date learned: 11-23-1967

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REMEDY

FOR TONSIL CASES THE BEST THING TO DO IS TO BOIL POTATOES WITH
THEIR SKINS ON. WHEN THEY ARE DONE MASH THEM A LITTLE WITH A FORK,
PUT THEM IN A SCARF AND WRAP THE SCARF AROUND THE NECK.
THE HEAT WILL DRAW OUT THE INFECTION.

Submitter comment: MEMORIES OF HOMELAND GERMANY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; BEAUTY SHOP

Keyword(s): POULTICE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Plant

Date learned: 01-00-1971

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COUGH

TO EASE COUGHING, GRIND A HORSERADISH ROOT THAT WAS TAKEN FROM THE
GROUND IN MID WINTER TO PRODUCE A POWDER. WET IT AND PLACE IT ON
THE CHEST OF THE SUFFERER.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): POULTICE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Method of Curing

Date learned: 09-00-1971

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CROUP

TO CURE THE CROUP, PUT GOOSE GREASE ON YOUR CHEST; THEN PUT
A PIECE OF RED FLANNEL OVER IT.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; TOLD AT COLLECTORS HOME

Keyword(s): COLOR ; POULTICE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Method of Curing

Date learned: 03-15-1970

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CROUP

USE HOG LARD, POLECAT GREASE, AND WARM LAMP OIL AS A CHEST POTION FOR
THE CROUP.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; ECORSE

Keyword(s): POULTICE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Remedy

Date learned: 09-12-1969

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EARACHE

BAKE ONION IN OVEN, MAKE A POULTICE-- CLEAR UP EAR INFECTION.

Where learned: NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

Keyword(s): POULTICE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Remedy

Date learned: NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

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HEADACHE

FOR THE CURE OF HEADACHES, CHOP ONIONS FINE AND PREPARE A
POULTICE AND PLACE ON THE CALVES OF THE LEGS.

Where learned: DETROIT

Keyword(s): POULTICE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Plant

Date learned: 10-26-1969

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METHOD OF CURING

TO CURE A COLD, USE AN ONION "POLTIST". BOIL ONIONS IN A LITTLE WATER
TAKE OUT OF WATER, CRUSH, PUT IN TOWEL AND APPLY TO CHEST.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; PONTIAC

James Callow Keyword(s): POULTICE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Plant
BELIEF -- Method of Curing

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FOR A STY IN THE EYE, PLACE CARROT PEELINGS ON GAUZE AND
KEEP OVER EYE AFFECTED FOR A COUPLE OF NIGHTS.
FOR A WART APPLY COD LIVER OIL ONCE A DAY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): POULTICE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Plant

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TO GET RID OF A WART ON A HAND FIRST FIND THE
OLDEST WART. PLACE A PIECE OF CLOTH AROUND THE WART AND
TIE THE CLOTH IN PLACE WITH A STRING. LEAVE IT LIKE THIS
FOR A WEEK WITHOUT CHANGING THE CLOTH. AT THE END OF
A WEEK REMOVE THE CLOTH AND THE WART WILL PEEL OFF.

James Callow Keyword(s): MEASURING POULTICE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Method of Curing

Date learned: 11-16-1969

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PUT A CUT UP LEMON ON YOUR WART FOR TWO DAYS AND RUB IT.
THEN TAKE THE LEMON AND BURY IT. DIG IT UP A FEW DAYS
LATER, AND IF YOUR LEMON IS ROTTEN, YOUR WART WILL
ALSO BE SHRIVELED UP.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): TRANSFER PLUGGING POULTICE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Method of Curing

Date learned: 02-23-1972

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IN ORDER TO CURE A WART, TAKE A COUNTRY MATCH AND LET IT
BURN OUT. THEN SMEAR THE ASHES ON THE WART. IN THE
MORNING WHEN THE DEW IS ON THE GROUND, RUB THE WART ON THE
DEW. REMEMBER, IN ORDER FOR THIS TO WORK YOU MUST NOT
THROW AWAY THE REMAINDER OF THE COUNTRY MATCH.

Where learned: HUNGARY

James Callow Keyword(s): POULTICE

Subject headings: Favorites
BELIEF -- Method of Curing

Date learned: 00-00-1902

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IF A PERSON HAS A WART HE IS TO PLACE A THIN SLICE OF FELS
NAPTHA SOAP ON IT AND COVER THE AREA WITH A BANDAGE. THIS
WILL REMOVE THE WART.

Where learned: DETROIT ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED

James Callow Keyword(s): POULTICE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Method of Curing

Date learned: 10-26-1969

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TO GET RID OF WARTS, COOK BAKED BEANS ALL NIGHT. THEN KEEP
THE JUICE AND BOIL IT UNTIL IT IS LIKE MOLASSES. THEN
APPLY IT TO THE WARTS.

Where learned: HOME

James Callow Keyword(s): POULTICE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Method of Curing

Date learned: 02-15-1970

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TO REMOVE A WART, APPLY THE WATER THAT FORMS ON A WINDOW
FROM THE MOISTURE (IN THE AIR). THIS WATER WILL MAKE
THE WART DISAPPEAR.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): POULTICE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Method of Curing

Date learned: 02-25-1970

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IF YOU WANT TO GET RID OF A WART COVER IT WITH A RAW
POTATO AND PRESS IT FOR A FEW MINUTES.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

James Callow Keyword(s): POULTICE ; TRANSFER

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Method of Curing

Date learned: 09-15-1969

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