Folklore about Curing Baldness

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Cow Manure Baldness

To celebrate our 225th anniversary, we’re looking through our archives to bring you 225 pieces of wit, wisdom, and fun in a series we’re calling Almanac Treasures (see more of them here).

To cure baldness, smear the head with fresh cow manure to “fertilize” the growth of new hair.

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"Frontier Fixes," 2012 Old Farmer's Almanac

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