Medicinal Plants in Folk Tradition : An Ethnobotany of Britain & Ireland
by David Allen and Gabrielle Hatfield


Overview - Assembled by two of the most distinguished botanical and ethnological scholars in Britain, this book chronicles the medicinal uses of more than 400 species used by the plain folk of Britain and Ireland. The history of these plants' usages has been mined from rich firsthand accounts captured by surveys, from more than 1000 manuscript volumes of the Irish Folklore Commission, and from close to 300 other published and unpublished sources.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Assembled by two of the most distinguished botanical and ethnological scholars in Britain, this book chronicles the medicinal uses of more than 400 species used by the plain folk of Britain and Ireland. The history of these plants' usages has been mined from rich firsthand accounts captured by surveys, from more than 1000 manuscript volumes of the Irish Folklore Commission, and from close to 300 other published and unpublished sources. The book includes chosen illustrations from herbals such as those by Bock, Fuchs, and Brunfels, and a selection of color photographs by Deni Bown.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781604694291
  • ISBN-10: 1604694297
  • Publisher: Timber Press (OR)
  • Publish Date: April 2004
  • Page Count: 432
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.88 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.27 pounds


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Books > Nature > Plants - General
Books > Health & Fitness > Herbal Medications
Books > Science > Life Sciences - Botany

 
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