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The Black Drink and the Great Man: If it Tastes Terrible, It Must Be Good for You

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The Black Drink and Great Man, or a variety of tea and the known commonly gingsen, were among the multitude of remedies the Cherokee and Catawba produced from wild herbs. Such remedies, shamans in Nations such as these used in centuries past to treat a variety of medical conditions. What is modern is the regard for these remedies’ effectiveness, in particular for their power to provide a holistic cure.
Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 6 Issue 6, Nov/Dec 1978, p60-62