Herbal Bath, Skunk Odor Removal, and Other Country Lore

This installment of an ongoing country lore feature includes contributions from an Ontario reader who came up with method of making a homemade herbal bath and an Idaho man who used cedar smoke for skunk odor removal.

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To make a closet bug trap, turn off all the lights in your home at night except for one in a closet. When the bugs fly in, close the door.
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