7 Best Cure-Alls Black Folks Swear By, Ranked

It’s a miracle that these (sometimes) work

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Mar 12, 2020


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7. A slug of bourbon

OK, boozer.

6. Robitussin

“If you run out of it, put some water in the jar, shake it up — more ’tussin!” — Chris Rock

5. Hot-ass blanket

Wrap yourself up and sweat it out.

4. Benadryl

Can’t experience symptoms when you’re knocked the fuck out.

3. Vicks VapoRub

Real ones know.

2. Ginger ale

But only Canada Dry. Best paired with saltine crackers and hours of lying in bed (see number five).

1. Prayer