Monday, 9 February 2009

D is for..

Continuing our collection of reminiscences about ‘vintage’ over the counter and traditional remedies from the project ‘Patience

D is for..

devils claw
brew it overnight, it’s a herbal remedy, used to relieve ‘arthritis, lower back, knee and hip pain. It is also used to treat a number of ailments including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, bursitis, tendonitis, loss of appetite and digestive disorders.’

Dr Somebodies kidney pills

Made your urine bright green….


illustration © Lois Blackburn 2009

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