Southern Folk Medicine

Southern Folk Medicine

Healing Traditions from the Appalachian Fields and Forests

Author: Phyllis D. Light Afterword by: Phyllis D. Light Foreword by: Phyllis D. Light

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Description

This book is the first to describe the history, folklore, assessment methods, and remedies of Southern and Appalachian Folk Medicine—the only system of folk medicine, other than Native American, that developed in the United States. One of the system’s last active practitioners, Phyllis D. Light has studied and worked with herbs, foods, and other healing techniques for more than thirty years. In everyday language, she explains how Southern and Appalachian Folk Medicine was passed down orally through the generations by herbalists and healers who cared for people in their communities with the natural tools on hand.

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Weight 1.0375 lbs
Dimensions 9.000 × 6.000 × 0.650 in
Format

ebook, audiobook, paperback

Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 304
Release Date: 2018-01-16
ISBN
Paperback 9781623171568
Ebook 9781623171575
Audiobook 9781623173784

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