For sore throat or quinsy, he had some sort of tea. He used onion tea too. He took an onion, roasted it in its hull in ashes, squeezed out the juice, and added a little sugar, and gave it to the patient. For rheumatism, he used poke root—dried it, and put it in whiskey. The only thing that is good for is rheumatics. There were many more remedies, but I can’t recall them now.
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