Pow Wow Toothache Remedy

Stir the sore tooth with a needle until it draws blood; then take a thread and soak it with this blood. Then take vinegar and flour, mix them well so as to form a paste and spread it on a rag, then wrap this rag around the root of an apple-tree, and tie it very close with the above thread, after which the root must be well covered with ground.

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

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