Salt can be very therapeutic, but a trip to the beach is usually quite expensive.
According to WorldBook Encyclopedia, the ratio of salt to water in the ocean averages about 35 to 965, which is about 1:28. 107 more words
This is by no means an exhaustive list of folk illnesses and medical terminology associated with the Ozark and Appalachian peoples. With the advent of the country doctor and quack medicine shows we also see the influence of “higher end” medical terms seen in books like The Complete Herbalist and The People’s Home Library upon the language of the common people. 723 more words