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Apply castor oil night and morning to the wart.
Rub the wart vigorously 20 times, exactly, so
that the oil is worked well into the skin.
Do this until the wart disappears.

Submitter comment: From the doctoring book of Florida Amanda
Pearce, last mistress of Springhill Plantation,
before the Civil War. (More at Informant Profile.)

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Number P686.1.20
BELIEF -- Plant
BELIEF -- Method of Curing

Date learned: 00001940CA

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