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Indian Medicine in North Carolina


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Utilizing empiricism as well as methods passed down from previous generations of Native American \"doctors,\" used a variety of techniques to cure illnesses. Sweathouses (bagnios), flagellation with rattlesnake teeth, moxabustion, inunctions with bear grease, deer tendons as sutures, use of ground up shells, and ingesting local plant life, are a few methods.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 25 Issue 21, Mar 1958, p11-12, 20, il  (Periodical website)
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12948
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