Southern Folk Medicine

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Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham AL

Jul 27
Southern Folk Medicine

The development of traditional Southern and Appalachian folk medicine can be traced to influences from Greek or Galenic medicine (which prevailed in Europe when America was settled); Native American plant use and knowledge; and folk medicines from areas of Africa and the British Isles. From these diverse cultures, a unique system emerged for the land and its settlers. Join Phyllis D. Light, MA, RA, who was trained by her grandmother Rosie and Appalachian herbalists such as Tommie Bass, to learn

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Cost is $50 for Members of the Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens and $60 for Non-Members.

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