Demand Real Snake Oil

Even though the term “snake oil” is today synonymous with fraudulent products the original chinese water snake oil seems to actually have healing properties. Like many other products, business men wanting to make a quick buck started selling imitation snake oil which gave the product the bad reputation it still carries.

Snake Oil Salesmen Were on to Something: Scientific American

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