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April 6, 2017

Snake Oil: With two you get eggroll...


Snake oil was introduced in the Western world mainly through Chinese laborers
that worked on the First Transcontinental Railroad. People used to give this traditional Chinese remedy to workers that had arthritis problems or some other joint pains. They claimed that rubbing some snake oil on the joint helped them reduce the pain. 20 Wacko cures and medical procedures from the past

Posted by gerardvanderleun at April 6, 2017 9:22 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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According to Doctor Galen Adams it's all just so much quakery.

Posted by: ghostsniper at April 6, 2017 1:20 PM

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