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Author Payne-Jackson, Arvilla

Title Jamaican Folk Medicine : a Source of Healing
Published Kingston : University of the West Indies Press, 2004


Description 1 online resource (239 pages)
Contents Preface; Introduction; The Social Historical Context; The Ethnic Dimension; African and African-Jamaican Religions; Aetiology and Illness; Folk Medical Practitioners; Treatments and Health Care; The Nature of Healing Herbs; Conclusion; Drugstore Medicines; Notes; Glossary; References; Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Medicinal plants -- Africa
Medicinal plants -- Jamaica
Traditional medicine -- Africa
Traditional medicine -- Jamaica
Medicinal plants
Traditional medicine
Form Electronic book
Author Alleyne, Mervyn
LC no. 2010385372
ISBN 9789766401238