Medieval Herbal Remedies: The Old English Herbarium and Anglo-Saxon Medicine

1st Edition

Anne Van Arsdall

Routledge
Published October 6, 2010
Reference - 260 Pages
ISBN 9780415884037 - CAT# Y110763

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Summary

This book presents for the first time an up-to-date and easy-to-read translation of a medical reference work that was used in Western Europe from the fifth century well into the Renaissance. Listing 185 medicinal plants, the uses for each, and remedies that were compounded using them, the translation will fascinate medievalist, medical historians and the layman alike.

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