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How they took a cure 800 years ago

How they took a cure 800 years ago
trefwoorden: Engeland - medicijnen - adbij - kruidentuin - 12e eeuw
Medieval monks used herbs to treat ailments such as rickets and TB centuries before the discovery of modern drugs like penicillin.
Now, 800 years later, research has allowed gardeners at a Cheshire monastery to recreate a 12th-century medical herb garden for the first time.
The project has been charted by the BBC gardening series Hidden Gardens presented by Chris Beardshaw and will be aired in the New Year.
The garden stands on the ground where monks from Norton Priory, near Runcorn, would have grown their herbs when the monastery's infirmary was built in 1134.

Lees verder bij: IC Liverpool (24 oktober 2003)