Mountain Folk Remedies: The Foxfire Americana Library

Mountain Folk Remedies The Foxfire Americana Library Beginning with an illustrated guide to the herbs and roots used in traditional Appalachian healing Mountain Folk Remedies is a fascinating collection of historic remedies ranging from the practical b

  • Title: Mountain Folk Remedies: The Foxfire Americana Library
  • Author: Foxfire Students Foxfire Students
  • ISBN: 9780307948281
  • Page: 162
  • Format: ebook
  • Beginning with an illustrated guide to the herbs and roots used in traditional Appalachian healing, Mountain Folk Remedies is a fascinating collection of historic remedies ranging from the practical burdock tea will help aching feet to the magical carrying a buckeye in your pocket will help lessen arthritis.

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    1. Mountain Folk RemediesI have been interested in herbs ever since I saw a friend's herb garden in Creston, CA back in 1987. She began sharing her plants with me, so I was on my way to enjoying them too. We didn't use them for medicinal purposes; instead we made beautiful swags and wreaths. Now I am living in Oklahoma, and again, I have my own herb/flower garden. One of my favorite herbs is artemisia, and so last year I bought several types from Companion Plants online. It took me 8 years to final [...]

    2. This was fun to read and if you know the science behind some of the remedies then you know why it works (like Epsom salts for a headache - low magnesium often causes headaches). The dialects and speech patterns were enjoyable. I wish more information like this from past generations was saved and passed down.

    3. Fun read and interestingFun interesting read , historical but also a great laugh at a few of the sillier remedies , but tones of interesting old folk remedies and information.m

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