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Baba's kitchen medicines : folk remedies of Ukrainian settlers in Western Canada

Author: Michael Mucz
Publisher: Edmonton : University of Alberta Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the cultural memory of pioneering folk from Canada's prairieland. From fever to frostbite, this title presents a compendium of tinctures, poultices, salves, decoctions, infusions, plasters,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Mucz
ISBN: 9780888645142 0888645147
Language Note: Text chiefly in English. Includes terms and phrases in romanized Ukrainian, as well as Appendix V, a table entitled: Modified Library of Congress (MLC) transliterations of the Ukrainian alphabet into the English alphabet, for terms and phrases used in the text.
OCLC Number: 691745566
Description: xxv, 265 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Immigration and settlement --
Ancient healing practices --
Ukrainian folk healing traditions --
Healers in Ukrainian settlements --
Homestead health concerns --
Health conditions treated --
Homestead healing resources --
Traditional healing practices --
Traditional healing preparations --
Conditions treated with home remedies.
Responsibility: Michael Mucz.
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"Early Ukrainian settlers didnt have the luxury of running to the doctor for every cut or sniffle. Instead, they looked in their gardens for their own medicinal remedies to cure infection, fevers and Read more...

 
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