Medicine Bundle


From: Sierra Leone | Sherbro Island | Balolo (Sierra Leone)

Curatorial Section: African

Object Number 37-22-213
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Sherbro
Provenience Sierra Leone | Sherbro Island | Balolo (Sierra Leone)
Section African
Materials Leaf

Remedy for the bite of this snake. Leaves of tshalben are boiled in an earthenware pot and the puncture held over the steam. Leaves of bok kin are ground in a mortar and rubbed on the place. See bangge bok, 37-22-207.

Credit Line Expedition to Sierra Leone, West Africa; Henry Usher Hall, 1937
Other Number 184 - Collector Number

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