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Monastic medicine: medieval herbalism meets modern science

July 29, 2016 By Medievalists.net

Monastic medicine: medieval herbalism meets modern science

By Susan Watt and Eleanor Hayes

Science in School, Issue 27 (2013)



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Introduction: Most people think of herbal medicine as a distinctly ‘alternative’ option – something that you might try for a cough or cold that won’t budge, but not for life-threatening illnesses.

Medical historian Dr Johannes Mayer, however, takes it all much more seriously: he believes that the herbal remedies described in medieval texts can provide excellent starting points for highly effective modern treatments, even for diseases such as cancer  :o.

And he is not alone, as his work has already attracted the attention (and funding!) of pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline.

Read it all for your health AND your pocketbook. 

http://www.medievalists.net/2016/07/29/monastic-medicine-medieval-herbalism-meets-modern-science/

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