WTF Fun Fact – Boho Soil Folk Remedy

A local folk remedy in Boho, Ireland was to place soil from the local church under your pillow while you slept to cure infections. In 2018, a microbiologist found the soil contains a previously unknown strain of streptomyces which can be used to create antibiotics. – WTF Fun Facts

Source: Ancient Fermanagh cure gets modern makeover – BBC News

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