The five secret cures for lycanthropy that doctors don’t want you to know about!
Calling a were by its true Christian name three times will transform it back into human form. This is not a permanent fix though.
Kneeling in one place for 100 years will cure a werewolf or werebear.
Being stabbed thrice in the forehead with a knife is said to cure lycanthropy. Some accounts say three pin-pricks are enough.
If you are married, and your wife strikes you with her apron while you are a wolf, the curse is lifted. I mean the curse of lycanthropy, not marriage.
- Weres who use skins or belts to transform can be “cured” by destroying the garments.
In folklore though, most werewolves can’t be cured, or don’t want to be. The ones who do have been enchanted by witches, sorcerers, trolls, devils, or are being punished by God. Their cures are usually very specific and individual (like #4 above). Some of them are forced to use skins or belts to transform, or can only take them off for short periods.