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A traditional Chinese medicine used to treat joint pain.
A type of 19th century patent medicine sold in the United States that claimed to contain snake fat, supposedly a Native American remedy for various ailments.
Too many scientists are becoming modern peddlers of snake oil under the insidious influence of the corporate culture.
The paper 's editor accused Ms Gorn 's campaign team of acting like " snake-oil salesmen ".
Your comment on " web accessibility snake oil salesmen " really hit home for me.
I was suspicious of anyone trying to peddle medicine as it is often just snake oil.
Normally, this kind of hype is enough to get a healthy skeptic's snake-oil sensors tingling, but in this case the claims appear to be legitimate.
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