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Folklore of medicinal plants and herbs

Ferguson, Gary

Folklore of medicinal plants and herbs

by Ferguson, Gary

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Published by Wofford Library Press in [s.l.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicinal plants -- Folklore.,
  • Herbs -- Folklore.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwritten and illustrated by Gary Ferguson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK99.A1 F47
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[21] leaves :
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4945572M
    LC Control Number76373292

    The Healing Traditions of Appalachia, or Folk Remedies, are mingled with the herbal knowledge of the Iroquois and other Woodland Indians. When the first European colonists came to this unknown country, they brought familiar plants and seeds for food and medicines, as well as the available herb books .   Buy Medicinal Plants in Folk Tradition by Allen, David E., Hatfield, Gabrielle (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 8.

    properties, the use of plants by early settlers and Native Americans, written records, plant medicinal myths, plant selection methods, the role of the medicine man, and Cherokee history and traditions. The third chapter includes information on plant identification, history, Cherokee uses, Day family uses, medical research, and sources consulted.   We’ve also included a bit about the folklore and medicinal uses of each plant. Acacia represents friendship, agrimony for gratitude, angelica for inspiration, hawthorn for hope and parsley for festivity. While we’ve only made five cards, there are so many plants in this historical text to choose from.

      Folklore medicinal uses of 72 interesting medicinal plant species along with botanical name, local name, family, habit, part used, disease for which the drug is administrated, mode of administration are presented. These 72 plant species which provide the crude drugs pertain to 67 genera and 43 families of Magnoliophyta from tropical rainforests. The third part emphasizes the variety of uses for the plants listed in Part 2, including mixtures for medicinal treatments, nutritious and culinary plants, cosmetic and aromatic purposes, plant dyes, and other applications. The book concludes with a captivating look at plant-related astrology, lore, and legends.


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The Book of Magical Herbs is beautifully illustrated, and goes into depth on herb mythology and folklore. In addition to medicinal and culinary uses, there is also a significant amount of text devoted to folk remedies, traditional magic, and recipes.

Folklore and odysseys of food and medicinal plants. New York: Tudor Pub., © (OCoLC) Online version: Lehner, Ernst, Folklore and odysseys of food and medicinal plants. New York: Tudor Pub., © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ernst Lehner; Johanna Lehner. i love this book - i wander around the yard with it - i practically read it to my plants.

the history and folklore adds so much to my gardening experience and i get totally excited when somebody asks about this or that herb i have in a dish near my front door or tied in a bundle over the fireplace.

each plant reference includes: latin name, folk name, gender, planet, element, deities, powers /5. Medicinal plants are increasingly well regarded as supplements and sometimes as alternatives for prescription drugs.

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Many little-known facts are found in this delightfully written account of the therapeutic, magical, exotic, and nutritional uses of plants. The second section of the book, "They Physic Garden," provides a pictorial directory of various herbs, spices, and seeds and relates their medicinal, nutritive, religions, legendary, and symbolic properties.

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growth has begun, or late in the fall. Herbs (the part of the plant above ground) are usually collected during the blooming fruiting period. Leaves are usually collected before blooming begins and can either be removed from the plant in the field, or the plants can be harvested and the leaves can be removed later at a collection area.

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About the s: Skullcap – A powerful medicinal herb, it was cultivated Native Americans for use in several remedies. Pregnant women should not take Skullcap. St John’s Wort – Most commonly known as an anti-depressant, it also has other medical uses.

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