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Re: Re: OT--Health Care


Terpine Hydrate was really terrible but it contained codeine (which is why
it is no longer available)  The codeine let you sleep so you could get past
the bronchitus brought on by both parents smoking.

Kitty

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <gardenqueen@academicplanet.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, September 12, 2004 8:59 PM
Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] OT--Health Care


> No clue what that second concoction is but it sounds loathesome.  ugh.
>
> Pam Evans
> Kemp, TX
> zone 8A
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Kitty
> Sent: 9/12/2004 7:18:51 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT--Health Care
>
> > Well, all I can say is Castor Oil and Terpine Hydrate kept me on the
perfect
>
> > attendance list.
>
> >
>
> > Kitty
>
> >
>
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
>
> > From: "james singer" <jsinger@igc.org>
>
> > To: "Chat" <gardenchat@hort.net>
>
> > Sent: Sunday, September 12, 2004 2:58 PM
>
> > Subject: [CHAT] OT--Health Care
>
> >
>
> >
>
> > > I got this message from a friend in India. It is so mordantly funny
and
>
> > > reminds me so much of our own medical tradition that I had to pass it
>
> > > along.
>
> > >
>
> > > >
>
> > > > The medical tradition in India seems to me to have a
>
> > > > philosophical bent of believing that medicine or treatment must be
>
> > > > deeply
>
> > > > unattractive to be effective. A lot of loathsome stuff is consumed
>
> > > > because
>
> > > > its good for your health. Some of our tonics are so disgusting that
the
>
> > > > thought of being fed it forever is liable to make you fake being
>
> > > > healthy.
>
> > > > The logic being, that if it tastes good, it can't be medicinal. I
>
> > > > remember
>
> > > > quinine being given to me in liquid form as a kid when I got
malaria.
>
> > > > Nothing more disgusting has ever been invented. I was sure that the
doc
>
> > > > thought it was more effective in liquid form rather than the easy
way
>
> > > > of
>
> > > > swallowing a tablet. ;-)
>
> > > >
>
> > > > Samar Gupta
>
> > > > Mumbai, India
>
> > > >
>
> > > Island Jim
>
> > > Southwest Florida
>
> > > 27.0 N, 82.4 W
>
> > > Zone 10a
>
> > > Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
>
> > >
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