This book is the first to describe the history, folklore,
assessment methods, and remedies of Southern and Appalachian Folk
Medicine—the only system of folk medicine, other than Native
American, that developed in the United States. One of the system's
last active practitioners, Phyllis D. Light has studied and worked
with herbs, foods, and other healing techniques for more than
thirty years. In everyday language, she explains how Southern and... more...