Traditional Medicine RSS

American Gypsy Herbalist, Appalachia, Appalachian Mountains, Cherokee, Conservation, Culture, Folk Medicine, Folklore, Healing, Herbal Medicine, Heritage, Medicinal Plants, Nature, Scot-Irish, Traditional Medicine -

CULTURE BLOG: The Appalachian Mountains were the first frontier of the United States of America. This vast expanse of mountains stretches all the way from Georgia all the way to Canada. The region is host to a rich tradition and history that has evolved from the influence of both Native American and European Settler cultures. In this article, we explore the tradition of herbal medicine in Appalachia, including its roots and origins and current challenges.

Read the article below, and don't forget to tell us what you think in the comments!  

Read more