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Home remedies in Shakespeare's time


If you were not from a rich family then it was likely that you wouldn’t have been able to afford to visit a ‘physician’ in the sixteenth or seventeenth century. It was expected that the woman of the household would know about using some herbs and plants to create remedies for common ailments such as sore throats or cuts and grazes. Many herbs that we are familiar with today were used as remedies in the home. Find out about the herbs and their uses in this powerpoint presentation.