Lotions, Potions, And Deadly Elixirs: Frontier Medicine In The American West
Powder papers, booty balls, and sugar tits— Lotions, Potions, and Deadly Elixirs has a cure for whatever ails! These quaint names were given to popular medicinal forms during America's frontier era that were said to cure everything from fallen arches to a broken windmill. Grandmas, mommas, and even certified physicians treated the sick, lame, and unlucky with what was available: barbed wire and ho...
Paperback: 272 pages
Publisher: Roberts Rinehart (January 16, 2013)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.7 x 8.8 inches
Amazon Rank: 2072216
Format: PDF Text djvu book
- 1570984549 pdf
- 978-1570984549 epub
- Wayne Bethard epub
- Wayne Bethard books
- Medical Books epub books
Read Chai chaat an chutney ebook bepaohand.wordpress.com Here Second chance summer pdf link Download Niv mens devotional bible compact leathersoft brown pdf at cafedeshiiel.wordpress.com How to live like a kings ki Lessons from the richest man who ever lived Read The leasures o go ebook carsetlmihowie.wordpress.com
“Aspects of the book seem slightly tangential but other then that and some randomly inserted colloquiallisms it is a rather pleasant read. Looking back to the origin of many medicines and medical practices (both questionable and valid) provides insigh...”
seshoe nails, cactus, pokeweed, buckeyes, you name it. Ironically, a lot of these homespun treatments actually worked. In Lotions, Potions, and Deadly Elixirs, a practicing pharmacist takes a light-hearted look at the most popular medicines from the frontier days and how they were intended to work.