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Blackheads
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Colds
Corns
Coughs
Dandruff
Diarrhoea
Eczema
Hair loss
Hayfever
Infected wounds
Inflammation of the ear
Insect repellant
Jaundice
Nettle stings
Piles Shaver's rash
Sore feet
Stomach ache
Verrucas
Warts

Lucky charms and bad luck
Stories and Superstitions
Other names
Stomach ache

'I met some locals in northern Peru (Chachapoyas) who advised a concoction of castor oil plant (Ricinus communis) as a treatment for stomach ache - it sounded too final a solution for me.'
Kent, UK, 2001




Cures featured in this exhibition and on the website should be used only with advice from a qualified medical herbalist.