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Pow Wow Peach Remedies

  • The flowers of the peach-tree, prepared like salad, opens the bowels, and is of use in the dropsy.
  • Six or seven peeled kernels of the peach-stone, eaten daily, will ease the gravel; they are also said to prevent drunkenness, when eaten before meals.
  • Whoever loses his hair should pound up peach kernels; mix them with vinegar, and put them on the bald place.
  • The water distilled from peach flowers opens the bowels of infants and destroys their worms.

From: Pow-Wows, or Long Lost Friend, by John George Hoffman, [1820]

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