Monthly Archives: July 2012

How old is herbal medicine?

For the most part, herbal medicine traditions identify themselves from the time of the oldest extant texts in their cultural tradition, Hippocrates, Shennong etc. Often enough the first texts of any recognisable form in many cultures were herbal texts, encompassing … Continue reading

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