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HOME REMEDIES

CONSTIPATION
GATHER THE ROOTS OF MAYAPPLE,
CUT OUT THE JOINTS, AND DRY THE MIDDLE OF THE ROOT.
PLACE IN A CLOTH AND BEAT TO A POWDER.
ADD A FEW DROPS OF CASTOR OIL AND ROLL INTO PILLS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE

Keyword(s): BOWEL HABITS ; HERBAL REMEDIES

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Remedy

Date learned: 04-01-1972

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To cure a sore throat or a cold, sulphur powder
was placed on a feather. The feather was placed
in the back of the throat and the person administering
the treatment would blow the sulphur onto the throat.

Submitter comment: Mrs. Wolf's mother routinely used this procedure when
she was growing up.

Where learned: OHIO ; Hicksville

Keyword(s): Remedies, Medicine

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

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Proverb

An ounce of prevention is a pound of cure

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [V600] crossed out. replaced with current classification.

The word [worth] is written in between is  and a , with a question mark next to it.

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Ail ; CURE ; Ill ; MEDICINE ; PREVENTION ; Remedies ; REMEDY

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; ALLEN PARK ;

Keyword(s): Ail ; CURE ; Ill ; MEDICINE ; PREVENTION ; Remedies ; REMEDY

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

Submitter comment:

Proverb remembered by the informant - real source unknown

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN HEIGHTS

Keyword(s): Ail ; CURE ; Ill ; MEDICINE ; PREVENTION ; Remedies ; REMEDY

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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