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Our Neighbors: The Forest Nenets. Traditional Medicine

... diseases, but also personal protectors, family spirits, or any supernatural creatures inhabiting the Middle and Upper worlds. The treatment of the diseases which were caused by something visible (an injury, chilblain, burn) was usually rational. However, when ... ... the disease was cured. If the inner surface of the ring grew lighter in color, the patient was supposed to get well soon. Folk hygiene One of the most important parts of traditional medicine is folk hygiene and methods of preventing diseases. Thus, the ...

Modified: 30.08.2006
Nenets , Siberia , Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug , hygiene , traditional medicine , treatment , kamlanie , reindeer fat , chaga , broth , Siberian herbs , searing
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