Saturday, March 19, 2011

Old Time Remedies

We've just published our latest monthly Ocracoke Newsletter, a list of traditional Ocracoke Island remedies collected from old timers by some of our school students several decades ago. You can read it here:


  1. Anonymous7:12 AM

    My wife, a pharmacist, is enjoying this newsletter!

  2. Anonymous9:31 AM

    My grandmother applied salt park to a wart I had on my finger. She then put the piece of salt pork in the cupboard and she said when the salt park dried out, so would my warts. You know, they did.

  3. Anonymous3:51 PM

    Is there any place island visitors can get Yaupon tea?

  4. Anonymous8:33 AM

    what about a burn suffered during a kitchen incident. I was told blackberry brandy ended the runs I would turn to that, before I turn to a ewe, a turd

  5. Village Craftsmen sells yaupon tea. We don't always have it, so it is not in our online catalog. But we do have bags of yaupon tea in stock at this time. For more information send an email to Jude at call her at 252-928-5541.