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Nelson, Floyd

Nelson, Floyd

Date: Wednesday, December 10, 1986

Interview 113a : In this short interview with Cheri Luce, Floyd Nelson recalls the home remedies his father would use to keep his family healthy. They included kerosene and turpentine for colds, kerosene for snakebites, and kerosene and tobacco to disinfect a wound caused by a rusty nail. Mr. Nelson also recalls the use of sassafras tea and soda and honey.