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Bosnia and Herzegovina: Grandmother LICKS eyeballs to cure ailments01:45

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Grandmother LICKS eyeballs to cure ailments

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Crnjevo village
October 4, 2014 at 18:34 GMT +00:00 · Published

Hava Cebic, a 77-year old woman from Crnjevo village, performed her world famous eye licking treatment, Saturday. Cebic learned the skill when she was a child but her husband didn't let her practice until one day he had a piece of wood in his eyes. Since then she has been using her tongue to clean the eyes and take out various splinters of materials such as iron and lead.

The biggest piece of lead she ever removed from his eye, she kept as a souvenir.

The treatment has made Cebic famous across the Balkans and attracted customers from as far as Slovenia and Croatia. Cebic charges 15 Bosnian convertible marks (€7.65, $9.58) but is flexible and charges nothing for those without a job.

Over 40 people so far have used her services.

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Grandmother LICKS eyeballs to cure ailments01:45
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Hava Cebic, a 77-year old woman from Crnjevo village, performed her world famous eye licking treatment, Saturday. Cebic learned the skill when she was a child but her husband didn't let her practice until one day he had a piece of wood in his eyes. Since then she has been using her tongue to clean the eyes and take out various splinters of materials such as iron and lead.

The biggest piece of lead she ever removed from his eye, she kept as a souvenir.

The treatment has made Cebic famous across the Balkans and attracted customers from as far as Slovenia and Croatia. Cebic charges 15 Bosnian convertible marks (€7.65, $9.58) but is flexible and charges nothing for those without a job.

Over 40 people so far have used her services.

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