Recent Examples of folk medicine from the Web
Many Indians rely on folk medicine Ayurveda practitioners and shamans in tribal areas.
In these countries pangolins’ meat is a treat and their scales are used in folk medicine, even though those scales are made of keratin, the same substance as hair and fingernails, and thus have no medicinal value.
Meanwhile, Leonie’s mother, Mam, lies bedridden, slowly succumbing to cancer; her commitment to voodoo practices and folk medicine are the only thing keeping her tethered to life.
According to her research, folk medicine in Armenia dates back nearly three millennia.
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