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  • Maria Dordzhieva, About Medicinal Water 

    Kovaeva, Bair; Churyumov, Anton (2015-09-25)
    Not far away from where Maria lives is a well called Kets where water is believed to have medicinal properties. People from far away come here for water. In the past people who carried the water from the well were not ...
  • Gerel Shakeeva, Traditional Medicine 

    Churyumova, Elvira (2016-09-30)
    In her childhood Gerel witnessed in Lagan' how sick people were cured with leeches that were collected from the local lake. In Gerel’s native village there is a hydrogen sulphate spring which is good for mosquito bites. ...
  • Galina Suikieva, About Traditional Medicine 

    Kovaeva, Bair; Churyumov, Anton (2016-03-28)
    Galina talks about two medicinal herbs, namely shagan budg (silverweed) and sharljn (wild grass). Shagan budg grows in Kalmykia. It is good for coughs. People with tuberculosis must drink an infusion made from it. The ...
  • Galina Badnyaeva, Rituals to Remove Fear and Evil Eye 

    Okonov, Andzhur; Terbish, Baasanjav (2015-05-11)
    In this video Galina performs a ritual to remove fear. For this she melts a piece of lead on a gas stove. Her patient is a girl who suffers from anxiety. The girl’s mother covers the head of her daughter with a white cloth ...

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