For most of the year, Pope Francis has been dealing with an ailing knee that has curbed his mobility and recently required him to use a wheelchair in public.

Along with physical therapy, rest, and mobility aids he recently received knee injections. Pope Francis has other ideas for his preferred “medicine” though.

As he drove around Saint Peter’s Square after his Wednesday general audience, a religious member of the Legionaries of Christ asked him about his health.

“Pope Francis, how are you doing on your knee?” 

At first, he called his knee pain “very capricious.”

Recognizing their Mexican accident, Pope Francis joked with them: “Do you know what I need for my leg? A little tequila!”

Watch the humorous moment:

As he drove away smiling, he promised them: “If one day we go to Santa Marta we will take you a little bottle.”

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