Diseases and Cures

Hannaas, T. (n.d.). Folkeminne. (Truer, joleskikkar m.m.).

The category Diseases and Cures contains a large cultural historical collection on beliefs and customs related to life and health. It ranges from black book formulas (most often useful magic for healing disease in both animals and humans), accounts of local folk medicinal use of wild and cultivated plants, as well as medical history, questionnaires on naming diseases, drugs, treatment methods and stories about healers.

Illustration: EFA Hannaas 55, p. 17.

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