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synonyms for folk medicine

  • healing
  • herbal remedies
  • shamanism
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There are some folk in this country, you know, who manifest a very retiring disposition at times.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
It was no wonder that he felt quite at home in the duck-pond, which was made for web-footed folk.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Most of the feathered folk agreed that Mr. Blackbird ought not to have spokenp.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Mademoiselle snatched it from the hand, which was very tiny, and pink, with dimples where grown up folk have knuckles.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
Insult and outrage seemed to have given that bodily vigour to Ripperda, which medicine and surgery had taken no pains to restore.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Mr. Meadow Mouse did not hesitate to use it, being one of those fortunate folk that are quite at home anywhere.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Barclay, in his tract on "The Vertues of Tobacco," recommends its use as a medicine.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
We knew then that his medicine was bad medicine, otherwise the white baas without the pictures could not have killed him.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
The child of Finnish sea-folk who had drifted to Brest and died there, she had been adopted by an old Breton sea-dog and his wife.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
And she did go; the doctor with great attention sending in half a dozen of medicine, to be drunk upon the road.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
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WORDS RELATED TO FOLK MEDICINE

  • faith healing
  • folk medicine
  • holistic medicine
  • natural medicine
  • unconventional medicine
  • unorthodox medicine
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