Titolo: Mediaeval Herbal Garden
Casa editrice: Pavilion Books
Data di pubblicazione: 1995
Condizione libro: very good
Gently used. Expect delivery in 20 days. Codice inventario libreria 9781857932362-3
Riassunto: This guide to the medieval herbal garden contains manuscripts and illuminations from early herbals revealing a mixture of learning and folklore. It offers remedies for diseases such as "sore of the head" and "pestilence", and recipes for love potions, face washes and cosmetics. Practical instructions are given on low to gather and store herbs. Herbals also reveal the many beliefs surrounding the uses of herbs, which leant on other ideas popular in the Middle Ages like astrology, humours and the doctrine of signatures.
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