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Four apparently healthy chickens weighing approximately one kilo each were used in this experiment. Jamaica ginger obtained from a community where there were many patients with peripheral neuritis was used. Two of the chickens received daily doses of 2 cc. fluid extract of ginger and the other 2 received an equal amount of 83 per cent ethyl alcohol. The chickens were kept in a cage out of doors and given a diet of cracked corn and oats. Thirty-eight days after receiving the first dose of ginger and after each chicken had been given a total of 70 cc. there was
Experimental Polyneuritis in Chickens Given Jamaica Ginger.. Ann Intern Med. 1930;4:194. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-4-2-194_1
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