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Herbs of Folklore and Modern Medicine: White Willow, Aloe Vera, and Garlic
Many of the medicinal herbs we use today have been studied by modern science for application in today’s medical field. These studies have shown that our ancestral folk uses of these herbs were very much correct in their applications. Here we will explore...
Earth Mysteries >> Herbalism
The PK Man Seen From an African Perspective
I have been fortunate over the past ten years to have had the opportunity to study the shamanism used in the rain forest of southwestern Nigeria. This is the traditional home of the Yoruba Nation which is one of the largest cultural groups in Western Africa...
>> Psychic Abilities
Religions >> Native American, Shamanism
History of Egyptian Medicine and Philosophy
When medical knowledge past is considered, lack of aseptic technique, pain-killing drugs and antibiotics are an accepted part of our modern legend of these ancient healing practices. You will find that none of this is true when it comes to Ancient Egypt....
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
"The Holly and the Ivy": a Re-Heathenized Traditional Yuletide Carol
Note: this song, in its Christianized form, was sung at the Lexington Unitarian Universalist Church in December 1999. The following comments were printed on the songsheet: "In early times, when reference was made in song or verse to 'holly' or 'ivy,'...
Holidays >> Yule
African Violet: Correspondences
Saintpaulina ionantha Gender: Feminine Planet: Venus Element: Water Powers: Spirituality, protection...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary A

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African Traditional Medicine Day
Aug 31, 2010 for the African Health MonitorSpecial Issue on Traditional Medicine.
Traditional Medicines and Traditional Healers in South Africa
One of the definitions given for 'African Traditional Medicine' by the WHO.
Traditional African Medicine Presentation - Minnesota Department of
Nov 13, 2008 African Traditional medicine is a holistic discipline that utilizes indigenous herbalism combined with some aspects of African spirituality.
Defining Minimum Standards of Practice for Incorporating African
National Reference Centre for African Traditional - SA HealthInfo
Studies conducted into African Traditional Medicine. 7. 2.

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Media Alert: Minister Meyer Highlights African Traditional Medicine Week at
On Wednesday, 24 August 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, will be visiting the Cape Medical Museum in Green Point to highlight African Traditional Medicine Week.

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Traditional African medicine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Traditional African medicine is a holistic discipline involving indigenous herbalism and African spirituality, typically involving diviners, midwives, and herbalists.
African Traditional Medicine Day
Aug 31, 2010 for the African Health MonitorSpecial Issue on Traditional Medicine.
African Traditional Medicine
Traditional Medicine in Africa: A Viewpoint - AfricanLoft
African Herbal Remedies: Treat Disorders, African Herbal Medicine
Top African herbal remedies African herbs burst onto West 4 numerous ills Click4More.

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