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Old Wives Tales : The History of Remedies, Charms and Spells, Hardback Book

Old Wives Tales : The History of Remedies, Charms and Spells Hardback



A compendium of remedies and cures handed down from mother to daughter from the beginning of time, this work presents a challenge to orthodox medicine and a history of female wisdom which goes back to the earliest times.

What are old wives' tales? Where do they come from? It answers these questions, and more.


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