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  1. Making Medieval Magic: Countering Infections and Poison with Nine Potent Herbs

    ... troubles. One of them was a book that contained the Nine Herbs Charm, a concoction that may have been used to save many lives. ... 3,500-year-old Scandinavian alcohol The Nine Herbs Charm has been discovered in a book known as “The Lacunga.” This ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 23/01/2017 - 19:59

  2. The Ancient Art of Smudging: From Banishing Evil to Curing Ailments

    ... the burning of a smudge stick, which is a bundle of dried herbs, most commonly white sage. The smudging employed by New Age movements is ... white sage is the most commonly utilized herb, other popular herbs include cedar, sweet grass, and lavender. Amongst some Plains Indian ...

    dhwty - 11/11/2018 - 14:35

  3. Medieval Medicine: 1,000-year-old Onion and Garlic Salve Kills Modern Bacterial SuperBugs

    ... receipts, including some charms; a Latin-English Glossary of herbs; short tracts on urines, the cure of wounds, uses of herbs, etc. Wikimedia Commons The medieval recipe for salve used ...

    lizleafloor - 13/07/2018 - 01:13

  4. A Versatile Plant: What Were the Many Uses of Cannabis in Ancient Egypt?

    ... of the most widespread options when it comes to medicinal herbs. However, in ancient times the plant’s popularity was far greater, and ... of the most widespread options when it comes to medicinal herbs. However, in ancient times the plant’s popularity was far greater, and ...

    Robert Brusco - 17/03/2017 - 00:55

  5. Eating Like a Roman: Healthy Greens, Gritty Bread and Fish Paste – The Evolution of Ancient Roman Cuisine

    ... (called the puls) made of emmer, salt, olive oil and various herbs. They also ate vegetables, fruits, meat, fish and seafood and used olive ... consisted of a light supper. Olive Oil, bread and herbs. Roman food at the British Museum ( CC BY 2.0 ) During the ...

    victor labate - 07/04/2017 - 15:23

  6. Shennong: The God-King of Chinese Medicine and Agriculture

    ... Shennong Herbal, a manual that covers the use of medicinal herbs, which only dates back about 1,800 years ago. Legend has it that ... a transparent stomach in his role as patron of medicinal herbs. It was believed that through this transparency he could see the effects ...

    Caleb Strom - 22/03/2017 - 01:00

  7. Alcohol as medicine through the ages

    ... that the remnants contained wine, as well as a number of herbs known to have medicinal properties Wine was also a frequent component ... as distillation wasn’t discovered until the middle ages. Herbs infused in wine were a regular medicinal stratagem which would have a ...

    aprilholloway - 19/01/2014 - 08:13

  8. Medieval Medical Books Could Hold the Recipe for New Antibiotics

    ... This man's leg wound is being treated, while herbs for a soothing ointment or healing drink are being prepared . ( The ... receipts, including some charms; a Latin-English Glossary of herbs; short tracts on urines, the cure of wounds, uses of herbs, etc. ...

    ancient-origins - 21/04/2017 - 01:59

  9. The Lost Charms and Incantations That Molded Celtic Reality

    ... a 10th century manuscript. More well-known are the " Nine Herbs Charm s," which we will explore now. Femme Fatale: Seduced by ... and how people understood sickness and health. The  Nine Herbs Charm  mentions both the Germanic god Woden and Jesus Christ, the ...

    ashley cowie - 03/03/2018 - 22:57

  10. Bubbling Brews and Broomsticks: How Alewives Became the Stereotypical Witch

    "Brewing", "herbs," "broomsticks," "woman." When one hears these words together, most often ... never-ending demand by consumers. "Brewing", "herbs," "broomsticks," "woman." When one hears these words together, most often ... in order, made dough and baked bread; they planted and grew herbs, ground grains and boiled ingredients in a large black cauldron over a ...

    Riley Winters - 01/08/2017 - 18:54

  11. Brewery recreates 3,500-year-old Scandinavian alcohol

    ... made from a combination of barley, honey, cranberries, herbs and grape wine. Dogfish Head Craft Brewery have now recreated the Nordic ... wine from southern Europe — formed a base for the drink. Herbs and spices — such as bog myrtle, yarrow, juniper and birch resin — ...

    aprilholloway - 15/01/2014 - 00:16

  12. Did Neanderthals have Refined Taste or were they just ‘Brainless’ Carnivores?

    ... diets or of treating themselves with health-restoring herbs. Instead the claim that the microscopic plant and vegetable residues ... author, has said that the small particles of vegetables and herbs came from the stomach contents of deer, bison and other herbivores which ...

    aprilholloway - 21/10/2013 - 12:12

  13. Ancient Healing Methods Offer an Alternative Paradigm in Health

    ... ancient Egyptians regularly treated ailments with medicinal herbs. Image source . The ancient Egyptians, unlike their ... foods, they had a vast understanding of medicinal herbs and incorporated techniques such as massage and color therapy into their ...

    rita - 18/06/2014 - 03:32

  14. For Good and Evil: Witch Bottles as Countermagical Devices Through History

    ... and hopefully kill him or her. A variety of herbs and other floral ingredients that British cunning folk used in preparing ... purposes, a witch bottle often contained nails, pins, herbs, and samples of the afflicted, such as urine or hair. In the Old Bailey ...

    Kerry Sullivan - 14/09/2016 - 21:49

  15. Gazelle Stewed in Broth and Garlic: Would You Try These 3,700-Year-Old Recipes for the Babylonian Elite?

    ... cooking techniques were known, and a complex assortment of herbs and spices was used to flavor a single dish”, writes Sylvia Carter, LA ... cooking was left to interpretation. “ Hen with Herbs”. Laura Kelley recreates Recipe 2 from Yale tablet 8958. Credit: ...

    dhwty - 27/02/2017 - 19:23

  16. Traditional African Medicine and its Role in Healing in a Modern World

    ... Traditional healer preparing and drying out herbs. Johannesburg, South Africa. ( CC BY SA 3.0 ) According ...

    dhwty - 12/11/2015 - 03:50

  17. New Study Answers the Question - Did Medieval People Reach Old Age?

    ... This man's leg wound is being treated, while herbs for a soothing ointment or healing drink are being prepared . ( ...

    Alicia McDermott - 04/01/2018 - 22:54

  18. Woman, Healer, Goddess? Famous (and Forbidden) Female Physicians in the Ancient World

    ... been healers. They were pharmacists, cultivating healing herbs and exchanging the secrets of their uses. They were also nurses, ... been healers. They were pharmacists, cultivating healing herbs and exchanging the secrets of their uses. They were also nurses, ...

    MartiniF - 19/04/2017 - 15:34

  19. Three Babylonian Recipes From 1600 BC You Can Make At Home Today

    ... (sliced) Water Sheep fat “ Hen with Herbs”. Laura Kelley recreates Recipe 2 from Yale tablet 8958. ( Laura ... vegetables. (Jo del Corro/ CC BY 2.0 ) “ Hen with Herbs”. Laura Kelley recreates Recipe 2 from Yale tablet 8958. ( Laura ...

    Mark Oliver - 12/08/2018 - 19:02

  20. It’s Driving Them Out of Their Minds: The First Big Poisoning in Ancient Rome

    ... Magic: Countering Infections and Poison with Nine Potent Herbs It was a Roman servant who said she could reveal the ...

    Carly Silver - 09/08/2017 - 18:45

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