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Tar Heel Cure

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Verlee discusses the history of Astyptodyne, a product that has been around for 102 years and one that has long been a staple in the medicine cabinets of generations of North Carolinians. The medicine was discovered by accident in Wilmington in 1906 and has only one ingredient--pine oil. However, what happens to the oil between the tree and the bottle is a closely guarded secret. The medicine is said to cure everything but a broken heart.
Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 1, June 2008, p156-158, 160-162, 164, il