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Folk Medicine in Colonial North Carolina as Found in Dr. John Brickell's Natural History


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John Brickell, a colonial medical doctor in North Carolina, exemplifies the ingenuity of the common folk--more often than not he prescribed the same medicine, be it animal or plant or mineral in origin, for not one ailment but several. Clark presents several of the remedies found in Brickell's treatise.
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