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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 ... ... apply its leaves to wounds as an antiseptic and haemostatic means. To cure scab, a mixture of ledum leaves, hellebore roots and reindeer fat is used. To prevent scurvy the Forest Nenets ate scurvy-grass , in spite of its bitter taste. In folk medicine, ...

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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