The Scots herbal the plant lore of Scotland by Tess Darwin

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Published by Birlinn in Edinburgh .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Plants -- Folklore,
  • Herbals -- Scotland,
  • Herbs -- Therapeutic use -- Scotland,
  • Herbs -- Scotland -- Folklore

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementTess Darwin.
GenreFolklore
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQK98.4.G7 D37 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 198 p. :
Number of Pages198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23163483M
ISBN 101841587117
ISBN 109781841587110
LC Control Number2008425831

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The second part of the book tells the reader of the indigenous plants by common, Latin, Scots and Gaelic names. It looks at the use specific plants were put to.

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The plant was macerated and made into a liniment for treating rheumatism, arthritis and gout, whilst a hot poultice was a traditional remedy for chilblains. This is the new edition of the first ever comprehensive guide to the many ways in which wild plants have been used in Scotland from prehistoric times to the present day.

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Herris, P and Halsby, J () The Dictionary of Scottish Painters to the Present. Canongate: Phaidon in Association with Bourne Fine Art, Edinburgh. More recent research and work has seen the publication of works such as Healing Threads, by Mary Beith (Polygon, ), The Scots Herbal, by Tess Darwin (Mercat Press, ), and Flora Celtica by Bridgewater & Milligan (Birlinn, ).Author: Sara Dodd.

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Scottish Herbal Remedies and Superstitious Cures. Home cures and “old wife” remedies were used more in former times than they are now, and some of them seem rather strange.

The Scottish Thistle by Cindy Vallar. A Short History of Clan MacKintosh. The Thistle And The Brier: Historical Links and Cultural Parallels Between Scotland And Appalachia. The Creaky Traveler in the North West Highlands of Scotland. Walking with Charlie.

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Stinking Willies are part of Scotland’s vast herbal lore. Like other Celtic cultures, Scots identify with plants on a visceral level. Early in their history, each of the Scottish clans established a spiritual relationship with a local plant, an honor reserved for animals in other cultures.

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Noted herbalist Matthew Wood brings twenty-five years of clinical experience to this comprehensive book on medicinal plants. The first in a two-volume set, The Earthwise Herbal profiles Old World plants (volume two will treat American plants).

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