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Author Payne-Jackson, Arvilla.

Title Folk wisdom and mother wit : John Lee, an African American herbal healer / Arvilla Payne-Jackson and John Lee ; illustrations by Linda Kempton Armstrong ; foreword by James Duke.

Publication Info. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1993.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  615.321 P346F    Check Shelf
Description xiv, 173 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series Contributions in Afro-American and African studies, 0069-9624 ; no. 161
Contributions in Afro-American and African studies ; no. 161. 0069-9624
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-167) and index.
Contents Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Pt. 1 Introduction (starting p. 1) -- Ch. 1 Historical Overview of African American Folk Medicine (starting p. 7) -- Ch. 2 Becoming an Herbalist (starting p. 17) -- Ch. 3 Diagnostic System (starting p. 21) -- Ch. 4 Classification of the Materia Medica and Illustrations (starting p. 27) -- Pt. 2 Herbal Repertoire (starting p. 35) -- Appendix: Biologicals (starting p. 159) -- References (starting p. 161) -- Index (starting p. 169)
Subject Lee, John, 1910-2005.
Herbs -- Therapeutic use -- North Carolina.
Herbalists -- North Carolina.
Materia medica, Vegetable -- North Carolina.
Traditional medicine -- North Carolina.
North Carolina.
Medicine, Traditional. (DNLM)D008519
Plants, Medicinal. (DNLM)D010946
North Carolina. (DNLM)D009657
Lee, John, 1910-2005. (OCoLC)fst01758050
Herbalists. (OCoLC)fst00955320
Herbs -- Therapeutic use. (OCoLC)fst00955386
Materia medica, Vegetable. (OCoLC)fst01011725
Traditional medicine. (OCoLC)fst01153974
North Carolina. (OCoLC)fst01204304
Volksmedizin. (DE-588)4078940-8
Heilpflanzen. (DE-588)4024076-9
North Carolina. (DE-588)4042551-4
W├Ârterbuch. (DE-588)4066724-8
Indexed Term Herbal remedies
North Carolina
Added Author Lee, John, 1910-2005.
Other Form: Online version: Payne-Jackson, Arvilla. Folk wisdom and mother wit. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1993 (OCoLC)624437497
ISBN 0313288682 (alkaline paper)
9780313288685 (alkaline paper)
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