MEDIEVAL HERBAL GARDEN

MEDIEVAL HERBAL GARDEN

by JennyDeGex (Author)

Synopsis

This guide to the medieval herbal garden contains manuscripts and illuminations from early herbals revealing a mixture of learning and folklore. It offers remedies for diseases such as "sore of the head" and "pestilence", and recipes for love potions, face washes and cosmetics. Practical instructions are given on low to gather and store herbs. Herbals also reveal the many beliefs surrounding the uses of herbs, which leant on other ideas popular in the Middle Ages like astrology, humours and the doctrine of signatures.

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Format: Hardcover
Pages: 72
Publisher: Pavilion Books
Published: 19 Jan 1995

ISBN 10: 1857932366
ISBN 13: 9781857932362