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Home Remedies or Superstitions?
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ID: 2333 Upper Intermediate
Traditional home remedies throughout the world are known for being a little weird, especially to outsiders. In this lesson, two friends talk about traditional Chinese folk remedies and their value, if any.
Wed Dec 04 2013 | Vera, Greg
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|香灰水||xiānghuīshuǐ||incense ash water|
hèng ，qì sǐ wǒ le ！
Hmph, I'm so angry!
Língling ，zěnmele ？
Lingling, what's going on?
wǒ pópo ya ！wǒjiā bǎobao yǐjīng shāo le liǎngtiān le ，yīyuàn yě qù le yào yě chī le 。kěshì shāo hái méi tuì 。jiéguǒ zuótiān wǒ pópo názhe yī wǎn “shénshuǐ ”yào gěi bǎobao hē 。nǐmen zhīdào nà shì shénme ma ？
My mother-in-law! My baby's had a fever for two days, and we've already gone to the hospital to get medicine for her. But the fever still hasn't gone down. So yesterday my mother-in-law got a bowl of “magic water” to give to the baby. Do you know what that is?
xiānghuīshuǐ duìba ？
Water full of incense ash, right?
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