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MYSTERIOUS MATERIALS, CURIOUS CURES

September 11 → 3:30 pm4:30 pm

£3 - £5

Traditional remedies used some unusual ingredients. Alongside many plants now considered weeds, medicines might include ox gall or badger fat, marble, lead or urine … How do they stand up to scientific scrutiny? Ethnobotanical researcher Anna Canning takes a look at old treatments and new insights – and why we should keep an open mind.

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Date:
September 11
Time:
3:30 pm ─ 4:30 pm
Cost:
£3 - £5
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Venue

King Street Halls, Kirkwall