A Chronicle of Herbs: This Noble Harvest by Anne Ophelia Dowden

By Anne Ophelia Dowden

An creation to herbs, their historical past, features, and their many makes use of.

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All the life and color of the Middle Ages came from plant dyes, which tinted the wools of the intricately pictured tapestries as well as the bright fabrics of clothing and tournament banners. Every part of the world has its own dye plants. In Europe, about two dozen were found to be efficient enough to be used regularly and cultivated. Some of the most important, in addition to madder, were dyer's woad, which gives a blue dye; 60 REMOVING HEAD LICE Hcntus Samiatis, Maim, 1491 which gives a yellow; alkanet, a red; bedstraw, reds and yellows; and saffron, a yellow Saffron yellow and Tyrian purple are perhaps the most famous colors in literature and history.

C. were dyed blue with either indigo or woad; and at nearly the same time, the Egyptians were using safflower for yellows and reds. Pliny writes of the dye recipes of his day and mentions skilled dyers in Gaul who used vegetable pigments. All the life and color of the Middle Ages came from plant dyes, which tinted the wools of the intricately pictured tapestries as well as the bright fabrics of clothing and tournament banners. Every part of the world has its own dye plants. In Europe, about two dozen were found to be efficient enough to be used regularly and cultivated.

Pyrethrum called "painted daisy," often goes by nite. its scientific Legend says that is usually and monkshood name, aco- monkshood was created by the uitch Hecate from the frothing saliva of Cerberus, the dog that guarded the gate to Hell. SCOURING RUSH Equisetum arvense and scent it sweetly;" and in the the same powder stiffened and whitened "stiffen shining linen eighteenth century, the enormous wigs the ladies wore. It is powder and other cosmetics. In the household, from the scullery now used to perfume face to the library, there were few tasks that did not involve herbs.

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