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SUPERSTITION--BUSH MEDICINE

SOME PEOPLE SAY THAT THE DIFFERENT WINES, BUSHES AND TREE BARKS
FOUND IN THE CARIBBEAN IS GOOD TO CURE ANY AND ALL AILMENTS.
FOR EXAMPLE: CAURACE (A WINE) IS SAID TO BE GOOD FOR CURING
CANCER AND PURIFYING THE BLOOD. SEVERAL OTHER WINES ARE SAID TO
BE GOOD FOR STRENGTHENING BOTH MALES AND FEMALES. FOR EXAMPLE:
DRINKING SEVERAL WINES BOILED TOGETHER WILL AID YOU IN HAVING
A BABY.

Where learned: BAHAMAS ; NASSAU

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Plant

Date learned: 00001960S

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