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http://www.jqjacobs.net/writing/ethnomed.html
A Brief Note Regarding Campa Medical Practices Open in a new browser window
   Describes the author's experiences with Campa Indian remedies in the Amazon River Basin.
   http://www.jqjacobs.net/writing/ethnomed.html
http://www.behandlungscenter.com/index_gb.htm
Alternative Cancer Treatment Open in a new browser window
   A treatment center in Thailand specializing in the use of natural healing methods and herbs to treat cancer.
   http://www.behandlungscenter.com/index_gb.htm
http://www.healing-arts.org/mehl-madrona/mmtraditionalpaper.htm
American Indian Traditional Medicine in Treating Chronic Illness Open in a new browser window
   Dr. Lewis Mehl-Madrona at Beth Israel's Center for Health and Healing presents research on how Native American traditional practices can integrate with traditional medicine to treat chronic illness. Includes comparison and demographic charts.
   http://www.healing-arts.org/mehl-madrona/mmtraditionalpaper.htm
http://www.ascendingenterprises.com/oldfashrem.htm
Ascending Enterprises - Old Fashioned Remedies Open in a new browser window
   By Lois Lenz, Medicine Woman. Offers solutions for a variety of everyday health problems.
   http://www.ascendingenterprises.com/oldfashrem.htm
http://www.temple.edu/isllc/newfolk/medicine.html
Cultural Diversity, Alternative Medicine, & Folk Medicine Open in a new browser window
   Treatise prepared by a Penn State College of Medicine professor on the importance of recognizing cultural diversity of health beliefs and practices.
   http://www.temple.edu/isllc/newfolk/medicine.html
http://maxweber.hunter.cuny.edu/pub/eres/EDSPC715_MCINTYRE/C-ChildAbuse.html
Culturally Diverse Childrearing Practices: Abusive or Just Different? Open in a new browser window
   Discusses non-traditional discipline and healing practices of various cultures as related to perceived abuse or neglect. Includes references.
   http://maxweber.hunter.cuny.edu/pub/eres/EDSPC715_MCINTYRE/C-ChildAbuse.html
http://soundprint.org/radio/display_show/ID/288/name/Curanderismo%3A+Folk+Healing+in+the+Southwest
Curanderismo: Folk Healing in the Southwest Open in a new browser window
   Radio documentary describing traditional healing with herbs, aromas, massage and rituals. Requires Real Player.
   http://soundprint.org/radio/display_show/ID/288/name/Curanderismo%3A+Folk+Healing+in+the+Southwest
http://www.ucs.mun.ca/~zharuna/folkbeliefs1.html
Folk Belief and Folk Medicine Open in a new browser window
   An overview of folk medicine and its types, elements, and origins.
   http://www.ucs.mun.ca/~zharuna/folkbeliefs1.html
http://www.ves.k12.nf.ca/culture/medicine.htm
Folk Medicine Open in a new browser window
   Plant drawings, common ailments and remedies by a Newfoundland fifth-grade class.
   http://www.ves.k12.nf.ca/culture/medicine.htm
http://www.window.state.tx.us/border/ch08/folk.html
Folk Medicine - Bordering the Future Open in a new browser window
   Brief commentary on folk healing in the Texas border regions.
   http://www.window.state.tx.us/border/ch08/folk.html
http://riceinfo.rice.edu/projects/HispanicHealth/Courses/mod7/mod7.html
Folk Medicine in Hispanics in the Southwestern United States Open in a new browser window
   Treatise prepared by a Baylor College of Medicine assistant professor outlining some Hispanic folkloric beliefs and the importance of considering such beliefs during standard medical treatment.
   http://riceinfo.rice.edu/projects/HispanicHealth/Courses/mod7/mod7.html
http://www.gameo.org/index.asp?content=http://www.gameo.org/encyclopedia/contents/F656ME.html
Folk Medicine, Amish and Swiss-Pennsylvania German Open in a new browser window
   Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia article describing 18th and 19th century remedies and the proliferation of folk healing among Amish and Mennonite cultures.
   http://www.gameo.org/index.asp?content=http://www.gameo.org/encyclopedia/contents/F656ME.html
http://www.folkmed.ucla.edu
Folk Medicine: UCLA Folklore Archive Resource Open in a new browser window
   Includes searchable database by keyword, usage, condition, belief, date, region or ethnicity of origin.
   http://www.folkmed.ucla.edu
http://www.tsha.utexas.edu/handbook/online/articles/FF/sdf1.html
Handbook of Texas Online: Folk Medicine Open in a new browser window
   Referenced article describing beliefs and practices among the Anglo, Mexican and Black cultures in Texas.
   http://www.tsha.utexas.edu/handbook/online/articles/FF/sdf1.html
http://www.health911.com/remedies/rem_indx.htm
Health 911 - Folk Remedies Open in a new browser window
   Alphabetical listing of ailments, their causes and cures.
   http://www.health911.com/remedies/rem_indx.htm
http://www.homeremediesweb.com
Home Remedies Web Open in a new browser window
   Provides information on natural cures for a variety of common illnesses.
   http://www.homeremediesweb.com
http://www.webterrace.com/home/home.htm
Home Remedies and Holistic Cures Open in a new browser window
   A guide to home remedies and holistic cures for common illnesses and ailments.
   http://www.webterrace.com/home/home.htm
http://www.home-remedies-for-you.com/
Home Remedies for Common Ailments Open in a new browser window
   Information on causes, symptoms and diet conditions for common ailments and diseases. Also provides information on health benefits from common ingredients like honey, garlic, aloe vera and other items.
   http://www.home-remedies-for-you.com/
http://www.indiaparenting.com/homeremedies/
India Parenting: Home Remedies Open in a new browser window
   Cures for common childhood ailments and link to information about traditional Indian Ayurvedic medicine.
   http://www.indiaparenting.com/homeremedies/
http://www.otan.dni.us/webfarm/emailproject/rem.htm
International Home Remedies Open in a new browser window
   An archive composed by students from around the world.
   http://www.otan.dni.us/webfarm/emailproject/rem.htm
http://ausis.gf.vu.lt/eka/medicine/medicine.html
Lithuanian Folk Medicine Open in a new browser window
   Includes sections describing the concept of health and illness, determination of illness, doctors and cures.
   http://ausis.gf.vu.lt/eka/medicine/medicine.html
http://www.xploreheartlinks.com/medicinewomen.htm
Medicine Women Open in a new browser window
   Writer Carolina Carlessi discusses growing up in Peru's culture of folk medicine and faith healing and how it affected her perception of modern medicine.
   http://www.xploreheartlinks.com/medicinewomen.htm
http://www.indiana.edu/~ancmed/midwife.HTM
Midwives and Maternity Care in the Roman World Open in a new browser window
   Comparisons between folk treatment and professional midwifery in Greco-Roman society, primarily based upon the writings of Pliny and Soranus. Includes references.
   http://www.indiana.edu/~ancmed/midwife.HTM
http://www.myhomeremedies.com
My Home Remedies Open in a new browser window
   A forum where readers can submit their own home remedies as well as rate and comment on others' submissions.
   http://www.myhomeremedies.com
http://naturalcurereviews.com/
Natural Cure Reviews Open in a new browser window
   Visitor-rated folk remedies and cures. People can submit their favorite remedy and share it with others.
   http://naturalcurereviews.com/
http://www.webster.edu/~corbetre/haiti/misctopic/medicine/ozark.htm
Ozarkian and Haitian Folk Medicine Open in a new browser window
   Monograph with references describing the similarities between folkloric beliefs in Haiti and mid-western America.
   http://www.webster.edu/~corbetre/haiti/misctopic/medicine/ozark.htm
http://www.pediatriconcall.com/forpatients/HomeRemedies/HomeRemedies.asp
Pediatric Oncall - Home-Made Remedies Open in a new browser window
   Indian traditional treatments for common childhood ailments.
   http://www.pediatriconcall.com/forpatients/HomeRemedies/HomeRemedies.asp
http://www.stuartxchange.com/AltMed.html
Philippine Alternative Medicine Open in a new browser window
   A study of various alternative medicines in the Philippines.
   http://www.stuartxchange.com/AltMed.html
http://www.tipking.co.uk/Health/Remedies/
Remedies Open in a new browser window
   Herb drying, storage and preparation descriptions and alphabetical list of tips for easing common complaints.
   http://www.tipking.co.uk/Health/Remedies/
http://www.online.ru/sp/fresh/medical/folk-med.html
Russian Folk Medicine Open in a new browser window
   Traditional treatments for ailments ranging from cancer to upset stomach.
   http://www.online.ru/sp/fresh/medical/folk-med.html
http://www.russianfoods.com/russian-cooking/chapter00003/default.asp
RussianFoods.com - Folk Medicine Open in a new browser window
   Includes suggestions for colds, constipation, toothache, insomnia, headache and breakdown as well as links to the full Russian cooking archive.
   http://www.russianfoods.com/russian-cooking/chapter00003/default.asp
http://www.lacetoleather.com/safnatcur.html
Safe Natural Cures - More Than Home Remedies Open in a new browser window
   Suggests remedies for common problems such as stuffy noses, yeast infections, athlete's foot and hiccups.
   http://www.lacetoleather.com/safnatcur.html
http://www.simple-remedies.com/
Simple Remedies Open in a new browser window
   Traditional folk remedies and ideas to treat common and not-so common ailments. Generated by readers of Simplitudes.com.
   http://www.simple-remedies.com/
http://www.topicalinfo.org
Skin Cancer Treatment Alternative Using Topical Pancreatin Enzymes Open in a new browser window
   Describes home remedy using a popular contact lens cleaning solution mixed with aloe vera gel.
   http://www.topicalinfo.org
http://www.doh.wa.gov/Publicat/2000_News/00-59.html
State Department of Health Warns About Dangerous Mexican Folk Remedies Open in a new browser window
   Public service announcement warning about the toxicity of azarc√≥n and greta, remedies containing high amounts of lead.
   http://www.doh.wa.gov/Publicat/2000_News/00-59.html
http://vinegar.faithweb.com
The Vinegar Website Open in a new browser window
   Folk uses, medicinal qualities, home remedies, history, and beauty and household uses of vinegar.
   http://vinegar.faithweb.com
http://georgestancliffe.freewebsitehosting.com/
Toenail Fungus Remedies Open in a new browser window
   Lists several easy and inexpensive ways to get rid of toenail fungus.
   http://georgestancliffe.freewebsitehosting.com/
http://www.ankn.uaf.edu/health.html
Traditional Health, Medicine and Healing Open in a new browser window
   Describes the practices of the Alaska Native people and their applicability today. Includes reports, articles and resources.
   http://www.ankn.uaf.edu/health.html
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs134/en/
Traditional Medicine Open in a new browser window
   World Health Organization fact sheet outlining the place of traditional healing practices in modern society.
   http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs134/en/
http://www.texasescapes.com/DEPARTMENTS/Guest_Columnists/East_Texas_all_things_historical/Bowman_Warts_82000.htm
Warts Open in a new browser window
   Archived article from the east Texas weekly newspaper column All Things Historical. Describes remedies the author experienced in childhood and lists cures for warts.
   http://www.texasescapes.com/DEPARTMENTS/Guest_Columnists/East_Texas_all_things_historical/Bowman_Warts_82000.htm

Last Updated: 2007-10-04 00:26:39