Welcome to the Wendish Research Exchange's WendBlogs section. Here you will read the musings and advice from one of several Wendish Blogmeisters whom have generously volunteered their time to participate. Please recognize that responses to your comments may or may not be forthcoming, but you are certainly encouraged to comment.


Background Information.

Tag Cloud





Latest Comments

Sandra Matthijetz… (Vogelhochzeit): Happy Ptaci Kwas to all. A chuckle for today: When my husband, Raymond, was in 2nd grade at St. …
David Goeke (Vogelhochzeit): And a happy Ptaci Kwas to all of you, as well. I’ve done my due diligence and placed my plate of br…
Lou (Is There a Doctor…): How can I order Heil-ole liniment, by Forni’s?
Klaus Göken (David Goeke is of…): Hi David, today I listen to a “ Deutschlandfunk” article. I hope, you know what “ Goeke” means. It i…
Connie Vance (Is There a Doctor…): My aunt ordered Forni’s Heil Oel liniment by the case. Would it be possible for me to do that?
Dan (Of Beginnings and…): Lest I forget, this article reminds me of a chance encounter I experienced in 2012 at the Texas Folk…


XML: RSS Feed 
XML: Atom Feed 

Is There a Doctor In the House?

Friday 18 May 2012 at 12:44 am

It goes without saying that our Wendish and German forebearers encountered illnesses and maladies of all sorts. How did they deal with them?  Let's take a look at some of the remedies used to give relief and/or to bring about desired results for maladies, dating  from the days back in Germany, all the way into the 1940's here in Texas.  Hold on to your hats, because you may not believe that our forebearers could do such things.  In fact, you may even find some of the methodologies offensive.  But, what you are about to read contains both  documented material and oral tradition. So, as Ripley would say, "Believe It or Not."

Read More