Bush Doctor

by Sylvester Ayre
Bush Doctor
  • ISBN-13: 9789768184160
  • Author(s): Sylvester Ayre
  • Subject: History|oral history
  • Publisher: Lmh Publishing
  • Imprint: Lmh Publishing
  • Publication Date: 01-09-2002
  • Format: p/b

Availability: In stock

£6.99
Did you know that burning dried orange peel will keep away mosquitoes? Or that an itching knee denotes imminent travel? This book captures the folklore and almost forgotten remedies of Jamaica and the Caribbean in four intriguing sections: Beliefs and Myths; Remedies; Folk Ways and Means; and Diet and Folklore. Augmented with almost 30 b/w photographs of plants and common utensils, this is a must-read for anyone interested in this are, that brings a long forgotten culture back to life.
About the book

Did you know that burning dried orange peel will keep away mosquitoes? Or that an itching knee denotes imminent travel? This book captures the folklore and almost forgotten remedies of Jamaica and the Caribbean in four intriguing sections: Beliefs and Myths; Remedies; Folk Ways and Means; and Diet and Folklore. Augmented with almost 30 b/w photographs of plants and common utensils, this is a must-read for anyone interested in this are, that brings a long forgotten culture back to life.

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