Origin of folk medicine
Examples from the Web for folk medicine
This was possibly the verbena, well known in folk-medicine as vervain, and much used in the Middle Ages.Of Six Medival Women|Alice Kemp-Welch
"Folk-medicine" is really a branch of magic in old days, even to such pioneers of science as Paracelsus.The Danish History, Books I-IX|Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")
An enumeration of uncouth remedies formerly in vogue would fill huge pharmacopœias, and belongs to the domain of Folk-Medicine.Primitive Psycho-Therapy and Quackery|Robert Means Lawrence
Many of these were borrowed by the Greeks and from them have come down into the folk-medicine of modern Europe.
"Dragon's milk," a favourite compound of mighty power in the magic formul of Finnish and Magyar folk-medicine.The Folk-Tales of the Magyars|Various