Publishing progress in household medicine

New book! One of the reasons that our medical herbalist, Anne, has been so short of time to spend at Holt Wood is her involvement in recent years in preparing a historical book on household medicine for publication. The book is based on Anne’s research into...

Herbal and garden history talk

Lady Boscawen’s seventeenth-century plant notebook: Some issues in herbal and garden history To what extent did housewives grow and collect herbs for medicinal use in early modern times? Contemporary printed sources suggest that women took much responsibility...