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Asthma Needs Curing? Swallow A Live Fish.

In Health, India, Science on June 9, 2009 at 4:08 pm

The video is a year old, but evidently this is an annual event in Hyderabad, India – thousands line up with a live ‘murrel’ fish, to have it coated in a special medicine that is then shoved down their throat live – a cure for asthma and other respiratory ailments. The Bathini family has been performing this ritual for centuries. Legend has it the medicine was handed down from a saint.

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