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Aromatic Plants for Broom Making

Posted on: October 9th, 2017 by
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Aromatic Plants were Used for Broom Making in Medieval Times

Aromatic Plants were Used for Broom Making in Medieval Times

Aromatic plants were used in a variety of ways in Medieval Europe, and were used in broom making, as strewing herbs, in love spells, Continue reading the story "Aromatic Plants for Broom Making"

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Aromatic and Medicinal Herb Gardens

Posted on: January 16th, 2017 by
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Aromatic Herb Gardens

Aromatic Herb Gardens

Herb gardens are familiar to many herbalists. However, herb gardens should also be understood by aromatherapists as many essential oils are derived from herbs. Herb gardens have been traditional for centuries and are enjoying a revival, of sorts, among homesteaders, and modern day plant folk. Continue reading the story "Aromatic and Medicinal Herb Gardens"

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Medieval Use of Aromatic Plants and Oils

Posted on: September 12th, 2016 by
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Medieval Cloister Garden: Photo Credit, Dreamstime

Medieval Cloister Garden: Photo Credit, Dreamstime

Use of medicinal plants as medicinal oils and waters is not a new concept. Many of the aromatic plants that we grow today in the garden have been grown for centuries. They were used Continue reading the story "Medieval Use of Aromatic Plants and Oils"

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Medieval 'Aromatherapy' Herbals

Posted on: July 27th, 2009 by
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Herbs and plants were in use in Medieval Europe, despite the Witchcraft Acts and the often misunderstood powers of herbs and plants. Two English herbalists who contributed to the popularity of herbs and plants for medicinal purposes were John Gerard and Nicholas Culpeper. Nicholas Culpeper even Continue reading the story "Medieval 'Aromatherapy' Herbals"

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