Posts Tagged ‘Nicholas Culpeper’

  • Five Tudor Remedies I Would Least Like To Try

    I mentioned in a previous post how the thought of the food served in the past severely limits the appeal of time travel for me.  If anything, the medical care during the Elizabethan period is even […]

  • Mint

    Mint is one of my favourite herbs, and I have three pots of it growing just outside my kitchen door so that I can cut it easily.   During summer, I use it almost every […]

  • Rosemary: to make a man merry

    We usually associate rosemary with remembrance, and it had this meaning in early modern England too, when sprigs of rosemary were  dropped into graves.  But it also signified fidelity and  played an important role in weddings. […]