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August 28, 1918

 https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn92053240/1918-08-28/ed-1/seq-3/#date1=1918&sort=date&date2=1918&words=Influenza&language=&sequence=0&lccn=&index=1&state=&rows=20&ortext=&proxtext=influenza&year=&phrasetext=&andtext=&proxValue=&dateFilterType=yearRange&page=45

https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn92053240/1918-08-28/ed-1/seq-3/#date1=1918&sort=date&date2=1918&words=Influenza&language=&sequence=0&lccn=&index=1&state=&rows=20&ortext=&proxtext=influenza&year=&phrasetext=&andtext=&proxValue=&dateFilterType=yearRange&page=45

Oil of cinnamon is recommended for treating influenza, because it claims to manage body temperature according to the medical press. Despite 200,000 fewer male laborers England and Wales have planted 33% acreage and increased the wheat crop. The west side Ottawa, IL Red Cross ladies group is knitting refugee garments at their upcoming meeting.

Source: "Use Cinnamon Oil for Influenza," Free Trader Journal, Ottawa, Illinois, August 28, 1918. Page 3, Column 4.

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