Alan Chadwick a Gardener of Souls

Lecture by Alan Chadwick in New Market, Virginia, 1979


Lecture 11: The Classical Herb Garden, Part 6

An Introduction to Alan Chadwick's Lectures and a Glossary of Terms




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Contents of this Segment:

The changing virtues of herbs. Cures for cough. Arabic materia medica. History of changes in pharmaceutical practices after the discovery of America. The cows of the Channel Islands lived on Alexander's parsnip, which changed the quality of their milk. The need for a classic herb garden. The history of the herb garden at the University of Padua. The effect of wars on the culture of food. (13:27)



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