Folk Medicine in America Today: a Guide for a New Generation of Folk Healers

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Folk Medicine in America Today: a Guide for a New Generation of Folk Healers

by John Heinerman

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If you are an American, you no doubt grew up drinking your great-grandmother's ginger tonic whenever your tummy ached or swaddling your bee-stung finger with your great-great-aunt's special herbal wrap for bug bites. But where did your great-grandmother and great-great-aunt get these remedies? Probably from their own great-grandmother and great-great-aunt, back in the "old country."

"Folk Medicine in America Today" looks at the remedies that were brought to our country by immigrants from all over the world. It is the only folk remedy book that includes ethnic remedies from and for the wide variety of peoples that make up America today, including: Russians, Germans, Greeks, Indians, Italians, Scandinavians, Native Americans, Latin Americans, Vietnamese, and many others.

Some of the ethnic folk remedies that made it to our shores are long forgotten, but a surprisingly large number have become standard components of the modern American medicine cabinet. But what exactly are these remedies? Where did they originate? Why did they come about? Medical anthropologist and renowned health researcher John Heinerman looks at the remedies we l

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