Moxie (was RE: Dick Summer WBZ-- One Hen Two Ducks)

Brian Vita
Tue Dec 23 00:11:35 EST 2003

> >I find it useful to disinfect cuts and scrapes...if I can't find the 
> >hydrogen peroxide!!
> Actually, you're not too far afield.  Moxie was originally 
> compounded by a Medical Doctor (from Maine IIRC) and derives 
> is bouquet from the Gentian Root which was also the basis for 
> Gentian Violet - a vivid purple liquid compound used to treat 
> canker sores on the gums.  It has probably fallen into disuse 
> since the late 50's/early 60's.
Great idea!  What's next? Viagra flavored Coke? Pepsi with Prozac?

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