Cover image for Shaker medicinal herbs : a compendium of history, lore, and uses
Title:
Shaker medicinal herbs : a compendium of history, lore, and uses
Author:
Miller, Amy Bess Williams.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Pownal, Vt. : Storey Books, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
viii, 215 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
General Note:
"Published in association with Hancock Shaker Village."
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9781580170406
Format :
Book

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Status
Central Library RM666.H33 M497 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

This vibrant revision of a vintage treatise on medicinal herbs documents Shaker usage of 300 plants, shrubs, and trees. This edition features botanical drawings painted in 1880 by Sister Cora Helena Sarle, Shaker seed labels, catalogs, diary excerpts, and more. Published in association with Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield, Mass.


Table of Contents

Shaker Societies
Acknowledgment The History
1 Watervliet, New York
2 Home of the Central Ministry
3 Groveland, New York
4 The Hancock or Second Bishopric
5 The Harvard or Eastern Bishopric
6 The New Hampshire Societies
7 The Maine Societies
8 The Western and Southern Societies The Herbal Compendium
Notes
Glossary
Bibliography for the History
Bibliography for the Herbal Compendium
Index of Herbs
General IndeX

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