Icelandic Remedy Print - Back Pain
Illustration of an old Icelandic remedy
Print on off-white munken paper
Remedy for back pain;
One advice is to wrap a piece of twine around the back of a corpse, before it is lowered into the ground, and then tie the twine around the patient.
You can also smear the back with primary bull’s bile and horse marrow or burn a dogs skull to ashes and rub onto the back.
Another advice is to boil honey and sheep milk and pour onto the back. Bile from a three year old bull is also supposed to be good. It is advised to place an eagles claw on the back, right claw on the right side and left claw on the left side depending on where the pain is.