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Is that what the apprentice collected? [Jul. 14th, 2005|02:26 am]
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To treat infections, the early Chinese used moldy soybean curds, the Mayans used cuxum fungi, while the Egyptians used yeast from sweet beer. A seventeenth century English recipe for an anti infection unguent even called for “moss from dead men’s skulls”.

From: etherealprimate
2005-07-14 01:29 am (UTC)
wow, I love how the 17th Century cure seems the most ridiculous :) And I now appreciated anti-biotics and Neosporin MUCH more :)
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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2005-07-14 11:20 pm (UTC)
Me too. And even hydrogen peroxide!
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