From ancient sources - Biblical, Greek, Roman, Arabic, and Oriental - to more modern cultures - European, Native American, and North American, here are the distant voices of folk-healers, herbalists, and physicians mingled with superstitions, irrational beliefs, myths, medicines, recipes, and poetry. Included are over 110 specimens, all grown in American soil, illuminated with fascinating information in botany, horticulture, medicine, history, literature, food, folklore, and handicraft.
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Light reading and informative. Herbal uses. And stories. I really enjoyed the book.