Preservation Matters in the History of Herbal Medicine with Alison Denham


Birmingham Botanical Gardens Westbourne Rd, Birmingham, B15 3TR

£50 (£30 for students/retired persons); Early Bird registration before 7 March 2017 40 (£25 for students).

Presentations include: Early medieval herbal formulations; Traditional remedies and modern science: A Russian-German project from the 1880s; The medico-botanical world of a 1598 Italian manuscript; Exploring historical recipes in a practical sense; What books might herbalists have used in mid-Victorian Britain?

Postgraduate students are invited to submit a poster abstract (250 words) to Frances Watkins by 31 March 2017. Attendance will be free for successful poster applicants.