The A-Z of Traditional Cures and Remedies

Dulcie Lewis

From abscesses, agues and aphrodisiacs to wormwood, wounds and zambuk (a one-time popular skin ointment), this handy guide steers the general reader through old wives' tales, superstitions, as well as more substantiated traditional cures, from the pre-NHS era. The description of each `medical memory' is concise, to-the-point and often revolting. So
Date Published :
December 2002
Publisher :
Countryside Books
Illustration :
b/w illus
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Paperback
ISBN : 9781853067662
Pages : 252
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$23.95

Overview
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From abscesses, agues and aphrodisiacs to wormwood, wounds and zambuk (a one-time popular skin ointment), this handy guide steers the general reader through old wives' tales, superstitions, as well as more substantiated traditional cures, from the pre-NHS era. The description of each `medical memory' is concise, to-the-point and often revolting. Some sections might help you tackle your own ailments.

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