Wednesday, January 21, 2015

How to Cure Stomach Pain, 1697

Conrad Gesner, Historiae animalium
"If you apply a living duck, the feathers being pulled off behind, to the Stomach, it will ease the Pain of the Cholick." 
John Pechey, A Plain Introduction to the Art of Physick
Feeling a little crampy? What you need is the soothing touch of a duck's bare bottom.


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