Traditional treatments for ailments ranging from cancer to upset stomach.
Treatise by Dr. Ian Carr, Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba about the development of folk healing and its parallels in Chinese and Indic cultures.
Includes searchable database by keyword, usage, condition, belief, date, region or ethnicity of origin.
Treatise prepared by a Penn State College of Medicine professor on the importance of recognizing cultural diversity of health beliefs and practices.
Referenced article by a home healthcare nurse from West Virginia about the history of folk medicine and practices still in use.
Describes home remedy using a popular contact lens cleaning solution mixed with aloe vera gel.
Includes sections describing the concept of health and illness, determination of illness, doctors and cures.
Traditional treatments for ailments ranging from acne to vomiting.
Describes the practices of the Alaska Native people and their applicability today. Includes reports, articles and resources.
Writer Carolina Carlessi discusses growing up in Peru's culture of folk medicine and faith healing and how it affected her perception of modern medicine.