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TITLE : Old Wives Tales The History Of Remedies Charms And Spells

While this wasnt what i had hoped it would be a collection of old wives tales their history and basis in fact or fiction it was a very interesting reada compendium of remedies and cures handed down from mother to daughter from the beginning of time this work presents a challenge to orthodox medicine and a history of female wisdom which goes back to the earliest times what are old wives tales where do they come from it answers these questions and moreget this from a library old wives tales the history of remedies charms and spells mary chamberlain we may all know that dandelions make us wet the bed and that stewed prunes are a cure for constipation but how many of us were aware that a poultice of chicken manure is a remedy for baldness or from goddesses and witches to modern day doctorsan entertaining history of women healers featuring an az of remedies the woman healer is as old as historyfor millennia she has been doctor nurse and midwife and even in the age of modern medicine her wisdom is handed down in the form of old wives talesold wives tales the history of remedies charms and spells by mary chamberlain starting at 826 old wives tales the history of remedies charms and spells has 2 available editions to buy at alibris

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