Encyclopedia of Folk Medicine
Old World and New World TraditionsBook - 2004
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