DLPS Faculty Publications

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This is a presentation given in May 2015 to the members of WKU's Society for Lifelong Learning at the Knicely Conference Center. For optimal viewing, download and open the PowerPoint presentation, select VIEW, then NOTES PAGE.

Abstract

Take a walk through the herb gardens of history and find out what our ancestors knew (and thought they knew) about herbs and their uses for medicine, beauty, and even love. The presentation compares ancient beliefs to current scientific evidence and reveals the places where they intersect.

Disciplines

Alternative and Complementary Medicine | Folklore | Higher Education | Horticulture | Library and Information Science | Medieval History