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Hoodoo medicine : Gullah herbal remedies

Author: Faith Mitchell
Publisher: Columbia, SC : Summerhouse Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Faith Mitchell
ISBN: 1887714332 9781887714334
OCLC Number: 39522981
Description: xi, 113 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The island speaks (poetry) --
1. BACKGROUND. A brief history of the Sea Islands: African origins, the plantations, plantation life and the Gullah culture --
Sources of black folk medicine in native America --Sources of black folk medicine on the plantation --
The traditional black medical system --
Contemporary herb use --
II. PLANTS AND CURES. Directory of Sea Islands medicinal roots and herbs: American aloe; Angelica tree; Jerusalem artichoke; Ayshaberry (black cohosh or black snakeroot); Bitter apple; Blackberry; Blackroot; Bloodroot; Boneset; Wild black cherry; Clay; Comfrey; Sea Island cotton; Elderberry; Fennel; Galax, Sweet gum; Holly; Horsenettle; Indian shot (Ladyslipper, Lady's slipper) --
Ironweed (Indian tobacco); Common ironweed; Jimsey (Jimson weed); Kidney weed (Whorled Milkwort); Hairy laurel; Life everlasting; American wild mint; Mistletoe; Spanish moss (green moss, old man's beard, black moss, long moss); Muckles; Brown muckles (was myrtle, bayberry); March muckle (sea muckle); Red muckle; White muckle (groundselbush, sea myrtle); Yellow muckle; Mullein (verbascum); Nightshade; Red oak (Spanish oak); Oil bush (fever bush); Okra (gombo); Old hag's table (mushroom); Red onion; Pine tar; Pokeroot; Rignum; St. John's; Sassafras; Sedge; American Senna; Snakeroot; Button snakeroot; Sampson's snakeroot; White snakeroot; Speedwell; Sutras; Swamp grass (swamp root, Virginia snakeroot); Tadawas (aster); Whiteroot; Plant cures used in the Sea Islands.
Responsibility: text and photographs by Faith Mitchell ; illustrations by Naomi Steinfeld.

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