HERB - wound healing & honey

Friar Galen of Ockham galen at chirurgeon.org
Wed Sep 6 04:53:06 PDT 2000

I think you're probably thinking of "Honey, Mud, Maggots, and Other Medical 
Marvels: The Science Behind Folk Remedies and Old Wives' Tales" by Robert 
Root-Bernstein ISBN 0395924928 $13.

I haven't picked it up as of yet, but it's on my list to get eventually.


At 05:47 9/6/00, you wrote:
><New person who had been lurking. Well, OK, so I'm not that new.>
>Last year I heard about a book that dealt with natural healing with unusual
>ingredients. It was written by a medical Dr. who was researching 'old and
>forgoten' folk remidies to see if they had any merit. The book is titled:
>Mud, Grubs, and Honey. (My memory is not perfect, but the title was along
>those lines.) He was of the opinion that modern Dr.s should use more of
>these things when treating patients. (Too many anti-bacterials are failing
>but these things have been in use for thousands of years with no known
>ill-effects or bacterial mutation.)
>Has anyone seen/heard about this book? I don't know who the author is nor
>the publishing company. I've been too broke to look for the book, but I
>probibly should. (Amozon.com probibly has it, but I'm trying to reduce my
>use of credit cards.)  ;-)
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