Medicine: Upjohn's Medicine Man

When Florida's usually placid Seminole Indians get a crazy feeling, they drink an ancient tranquilizing tea brewed by the medicine man. This news finally reached the drug world recently through an ex-G.I. with a yen for tranquilizers. He rushed into the Upjohn Co.'s headquarters in Kalamazoo to extol the Seminole tea virtues, especially its lack of side effects. The man who brewed it for him, he reported, was none other than Josie Billie, or Kachanagofte (Big Tiger), onetime chief Seminole medicine man for 25 years and the only person alive who knows the...

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