Collecting the folklore and uses of plants


1. [Turkey] Peaches and coke will cure diarrhoea. Once when I was in Istanbul I had the runs so badly I couldn’t go into the sea. I went to the shop, and the man told me to buy peaches and coke. I did this and it stopped [Brockley, London, June 2001].

Image: purchased Balham Market, London Borough of Wandsworth; July 2014.