Hatfield's Herbal: The Curious Stories of Britain's Wild Plants. Hatfield, G. Penguin.
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Hatfield's Herbal is the story of how people all over Britain have used its wild plants throughout history, for reasons magical, mystical and medicinal. Gabrielle Hatfield has drawn on a lifetime's knowledge to describe the properties of over 150 native plants, and the customs that surround them: from predicting the weather with seaweed to using deadly nightshade to make ladies' pupils dilate appealingly, and from ensuring a husband's faithfulness with butterbur to warding off witches by planting a rowan tree. Filled with stories, folklore and remedies both strange and practical, this is a memorable and eye-opening guide to the richness of Britain's heritage.
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  author = {Hatfield, Gabrielle},
  date = {2009},
  publisher = {{Penguin}},
  location = {{UK}},
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  abstract = {Hatfield's Herbal is the story of how people all over Britain have used its wild plants throughout history, for reasons magical, mystical and medicinal. Gabrielle Hatfield has drawn on a lifetime's knowledge to describe the properties of over 150 native plants, and the customs that surround them: from predicting the weather with seaweed to using deadly nightshade to make ladies' pupils dilate appealingly, and from ensuring a husband's faithfulness with butterbur to warding off witches by planting a rowan tree. Filled with stories, folklore and remedies both strange and practical, this is a memorable and eye-opening guide to the richness of Britain's heritage.},
  isbn = {978-0-14-104475-0},
  keywords = {*imported-from-citeulike-INRMM,~INRMM-MiD:c-13513303,medical-herb,plant-use,united-kingdom},
  pagetotal = {464}
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