[Sca-cooks] Herbal Concoctions (WAS RE: Question about rue....)

Kihe Blackeagle kihebard at hotmail.com
Mon Nov 24 13:05:00 PST 2008

> In my search i found that *sage*, which we do not fear to eat, is also considered a known herbal abortifacient.
In recent research for an SCA class on the "History of Medicine, Apothecary, and Herbal Practices" *** that I was asked to prepare for Falcon's Gate (Northshield, Univ Wisconsin Stevens Point; student group associated with Shire of Falcon's Keep), I found it interesting that four items within materia medica lists were associated with preventing / ending pregnancy:
and Thyme
Makes certain song lyrics a bit more suspect, eh what?
* * * Outline & Notes available in PDF upon request; STEFAN, I need to try and work through some copyright issues before I offer this to the Florilegium.
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