Thursday, April 7, 2011

"The Indian Medicine Man"

excerpt from Green Treasures by Charles Morrow Wilson cr 1974
"J I Lighthall
 - sassafras tea, used as a substitute for coffee and all would be digestion better and more happy and hopeful populace
the country is an open garden of medicinal plants
practiced by "Pennslyvania Dutch Country" men and women, actually of German descent
tops of wild carrot or Queen Annes lace is a tea for bladder ailments
pulverized white oak bark and cayenne pepper will reduce-quit smoking habit- chew the size of a bean

according to the Medicine Man - JI Lighthall

"tobacco is an evil weed and the ruthless enemy of good health"

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