Encyclopedia of Folk Medicine

Encyclopedia of Folk Medicine

Old World and New World Traditions

Book - 2004
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A wide-ranging compilation on the materia medica of the ordinary people of Britain and North America, comparing practices in both places.

* Over 200 A-Z entries on all aspects of folk medicine from asthma and childbirth to poultice and warts

* Primary source documents from a variety of public archives and private collections

* Illustrations of plant, animal, and mineral sources for folk remedies

* Complete and extensive end-of-entry references

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2004.
ISBN: 9781576078747
Characteristics: xx, 392 p. :,ill. ;,26 cm.


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