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FOR COUGH MEDICINE DAD WOULD MIX ONION JUICE WITH SUGAR, ALSO
HORHOUND DROPS OR GIVE US WARM MILK WITH GINGER.
MOM WOULD ALSO RUB OUR CHEST WITH CAMPHOR, WRAP A WOOL SOCK
AROUND OUR NECK, AND MAKE US WEAR A PNEUMONIA JACKET, WHICH WAS
A PIECE OF WOOL CLOTH THAT FIT AROUND THE CHEST WALL.

Where learned: ILLINOIS ; PEORIA

Keyword(s): HEAT REMEDY ; HOREHOUND

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Plant

Date learned: 11-01-1971

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