Moxie (was RE: Dick Summer WBZ-- One Hen Two Ducks)
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?
Brian T. Vita, President
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Peabody, MA 01960-5691
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