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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
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
Origins of the Celts
Two new groups of people emerge in Central Europe during the late Neolithic (New Stone Age) period, one certainly immigrant. Each group may be distinguished archaeologically by characteristic artifacts found in their respective burial sites. One was a Bell...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Homeopathy - what's that?
Homeopathy is a daring natural treatment, taking the view that true healing implies healing on all levels of existence by addressing and reinforcing the life force. In homeopathy healing means becoming free from anything that blocks inner peace, balance and...
Body Mysteries >> Homeopathy
The Celtic Vedic Connection, Part I
Of all the great ancient cultures perhaps no two share more parallels than those of the Celtic and Vedic peoples. A deep rooted affinity runs between them, what is present in one is mirrored in the other. Myths, Gods, Goddesses, even fairy tales bear a...
Religions >> Druidism
Religions >> Vedic

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Scottish Folk Medicine
Scottish Folk Medicine. First people.
Folk medicine is all traditional beliefs about health and sickness.
Health, Healing and Folk Remedies: Cultural Competency for Health
approaches to diagnosing and treating disease, also referred to as folk medicine or ethnomedical remedies.
Timothy D. Walker: Doctors, Folk Medicine and the Inquisition. The
Timothy D. Walker: Doctors, Folk Medicine and the Inquisition. The.

Suggested News Resources

African Abortion Herbs May Save Lives
Black cohosh is known under a variety of names in folk medicine such as black snakeroot, rattleroot, rattleweed, bugbane, bugwort and squawroot. Black cohosh is a member of the buttercup family.
Natural remedies: Boulder's alternatives to modern medicine
Mugwort/Moxa: A Eurasian perennial herb that is naturalized in North America and has aromatic leaves used in folk medicine and to flavor beverages.
Chemists create Alzheimer's-fighting extract in lab
Research: Natural compound to combat Alzheimer's produced in lab
Traditional Uses of Allspice
While in Jamaican folk medicine, allspice is supposedly made into a tea, which Jamaicans use for colds, menstrual cramps, and stomach complaints. Cubans have used the tea as a depurative, stimulant, and tonic.

Suggested Web Resources

Folk medicine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Folk Medicine
Referenced article by a home healthcare nurse from West Virginia about the history of folk medicine and practices still in use.
E A R T H . C L I N I C - Folk Remedies and Holistic Cures
Folk Remedies Archive -- extensive Natural Cures and Healing database.
Folk Medicine
Includes searchable database by keyword, usage, condition, belief, date, region or ethnicity of origin. Folk Medicine (9780345471741): D.C. Jarvis M.D.
"A fascinating book by a distinguished Vermont physician.

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