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Daemon
Posted: Friday, November 17, 2017 12:00:00 AM
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Snake Oil

Snake oil is a traditional Chinese remedy for joint pain and inflammation derived from the Chinese Water Snake. Imitations with unidentified or mischaracterized ingredients have caused the term "snake oil" to become synonymous in Western culture with remedies fraudulently marketed by charlatans as miraculous panaceas but which actually provide little health benefit. What were some of the ingredients of these so-called snake oils? More...
Liama
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Addition to the "popular culture": O'Henrys' hero Andy Tucker mentions snake oil in his activities as charlatan doctor (can not remember the title of a short story)
ChristopherJohnson
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Popular culture, folk medicine and so on.
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