Fatima offers folk medicine to Fred Tupper to cure his ailing back. The body rub given to him turns his back green and the oral medication gives him nasty hives. Rayyan isn’t thrilled with the whole idea and Fred wonders if Fatima is in fact trying to kill him.
Grandmothers usually have such medicines and practices up their sleeves. To avoid going to the doctor, the children will try anything and psychologically they make themselves feel better, sometimes.
Do you use medicine given to you by a witch-doctor type figure? What are some of the folk medicines that your family relies on?