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CJArcher
February 24th, 2011, 11:32 PM
I've written a blog post on health and medicine in Elizabethan England. There were some rather, er, interesting remedies back then including putting a piece of onion up a man's "yard" if he was having trouble retaining urine. But that's not the scariest part - if no onion was available, 2 or 3 lice should be used instead! Not sure what they did for women and I don't think I want to know.

http://cjarcher.blogspot.com/2011/02/facts-on-friday-health-and-medicine.html