Unearthing Unexpected Fossil Usage in Ancient Medicine (Part 1): Ogre Balms to Dragon Tongues

Fossils often had a totally different interpretation in ancient cultures — be they the remains of ogres, dragons, demons, saints, or even the gods — fossils have always been a source of awe and wonder. Through these beliefs, they have also been awarded both magical and medicinal properties. What are some of these fantastical fossil beliefs from around the world, and how have they been used?

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