How Did Pioneers Treat Snake Bites?


Much like today, pioneers treating ailments logically and illogically, even for snake bites. One absurd remedy was to drink alcohol, meaning to get the person drunk to fend off the snakes poison with the pioneers own. Another remedy was to suck the poison out as you spit the saliva out of your mouth. Then chew come plantain leaves or chewing tobacco and place that directly over the bite, and cover with a rag.
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First you cut a slit in it then bandage it and keep pushing till the poison comes out.
1. A snake bite victim has a far better chance of survival if professional medical care can be obtained in time. The first thing to do is always call 911, but while you're waiting
1. Call emergency services. or get to a hospital. Most snake bites aren't dangerous, but when you do get bitten by a venomous snake, getting medical care as soon as possible is imperative
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