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Folk Medicine in America Today: A Guide for a New Generation of Folk Healers
Folk Medicine in America Today: A Guide for a New Generation of Folk Healers
 
Our Price: $15.00
Year: 2001
Pages: 304
Binding Paperback
ISBN 758200501

Product Code: 756779529

Description
 
John Heinerman (au). Offers a rich history of scores of folk remedies that were brought to our country by immigrants from all over the world. You’ll discover tonics, teas & tinctures from places as diverse as Poland, Korea, Pakistan, Haiti & Puerto Rico in a fascinating volume that reflects a wide variety of peoples in the U.S. Medical anthropologist Heinerman tells you where & when each remedy originated, what it was used for, & how it was made using the native plants & herbs of a particular country or region. Also offers fascinating stories about how individual remedies reached our shores &, became standard components of the Amer. medicine cabinet. Finally, he gives you specific directions on using folk remedies safely & easily in your own home. PBS special.

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