Old Wive's Tales

Chicken Pox Cure

Chicken Pox Cure- Some East Texans believe they know the cure for chicken pox. According to one old wives’ tale, the best solution for a case of the chicken pox is to take the infected person to a chicken coop and have a chicken fly over the person’s head. Some say the pox are sure to disappear within a day after the chicken flies overhead. Others contend the notion is ridiculous, but suggest that anyone who attempts this East Texas home remedy to steer clear of fighting chickens.

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