By Krista Stracka ~ The National Library of Medicine recently digitized a 1501 edition of what is commonly considered the first printed book on distillation.
By Atalanta Grant-Suttie ~ Latin has been part of the fabric of communication in the Western World for centuries. It was the scholarly and administrative
By Margaret Kaiser ~ Herbs have been grown and used as medicine for thousands of years. Le Traicte des eaues artificielles les vertus & propriétés
Leaving the month of February, and entering March, seems a fitting time to discuss Fire and Freedom: Food and Enslavement in Early America.
By Atalanta Grant-Suttie Some people think palmistry (or chiromancy as it is sometimes known) is hocus pocus and that it is all nonsense. How can
By Ginny A. Roth We’ve all been there. It’s finally time for that fun summer barbecue. You’re surrounded by family and friends, the weather is