Honey, Mud, Maggots, and Other Medical Marvels: The Science Behind Folk Remedies and Old Wives' Tales

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Macmillan, 1999 - Alternative medicine - 279 pages
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Review: Honey, Mud, Maggots and Other Medical Marvels: The Science Behind Folk Remedies and Old Wives' Tales

User Review  - Sacha - Goodreads

Enjoyed the chapters on specific cures: maggots, honey, head-out immersion, geopharmacy, blood letting, leeches, laudable pus, licking wounds, urotherapy, circumcision, contraception, and cellophane ... Read full review

Review: Honey, Mud, Maggots and Other Medical Marvels: The Science Behind Folk Remedies and Old Wives' Tales

User Review  - Selkie - Goodreads

Not near as interesting as the title would indicate, but it does have its good points. Read full review

Contents

Antique Modernities
1
Old Wives Tales and the Clinic
6
A Flyblown Idea 2 i
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Copyright

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About the author (1999)

Michele Root-Bernstein is the author of "Honey, Mud, Maggots, & Other Medical Marvels". She and her husband Robert live in Michigan.

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