Indian Kids Forced to Gulp Down Live Sardines as Part of Traditional Medicine Practice

Close your eyes, plug your nose, and try your best to gulp down a live, wriggling sardine! That’s what parents force their children to do in a bizarre traditional medicine practice which has been taking place near the Indian city of Hyderabad for almost 170 years. Around 400,000 people travelled to Nampally Exhibition Grounds to swallow live sardines covered in a smelly, yellow herbal paste in the hope of curing their asthma last Thursday.

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