19 Wildly Dangerous Home Remedies From 100 Years Ago

It’s hard to understand just how far medical science has progressed over the last hundred years … until you look at what passed for advisable treatment back then.

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    One day they’ll write this of some of our current medical practices.
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    I like how a lot of these start off normal, and then sneak in something at the end: ”Massage a blend of almond oil,...
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    Cocaine would work for a stuffy nose, so perhaps homeopathy is actually a step back?