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Herbals – Myth, Magic, Medicine
16 August 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11 November 2016 @ 4:00 pmFree
Exquisite rare antiquarian books plus the intriguing and fantastical stories behind many of our medicinal plants makes a fabulous Sydney exhibition. ‘HERBALS: Myths Magic, Medicine‘
Since earliest times, humans have used plants to aid in maintaining their health. This knowledge was preserved and compiled in handwritten, illuminated and later, printed books and almost always illustrated. These were Herbals and along with useful information; mythic tales, legends, bizarre and sometimes macabre magical remedies were recorded.
At the Red Box Gallery, National Herbarium of NSW, Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney. 10am – 4pm WEEK DAYS ONLY. FREE entry.