Online Archive of American Folk Medicine


Subject:
Medical Treatments & Devices , Dragons, Dreams, & Daring Deeds , Alternative Medicine , Folklore

Description:
A database of approximately 200,000 folk medicine records, illustrating "a variety of beliefs and practices such as home remedies, the activities of traditional healers ... and many therapies that fall under the rubric of complementary and alternative medicine." Records include condition, belief, method of treatment, and source of information. Searchable. From the Folklore and Mythology Archives, University of California, Los Angeles.

Creator:
Owen Jones, Michael, director

Publisher:
University of California, Los Angeles

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.folkmed.ucla.edu/


PID= res:lii-1909