2414Re: [SCA-Herbalist] attention, everyone who said this was a good idea
- Nov 1, 2002This sounds great! Count me in to help! I am doing a class this weekend
and I have some interesting stuff you may use.
>Are we doing period herbs? Are we including herbs used in todays world?
>I've been doing some figuring about this "forward into the past -- for
>project, and I'm going to see if it can be done.
>Lady Cerridwen Ravenhawk
>First objective: a name. Any ideas? So far I've thought up several
>not-particularly-inspired ones, such as
>Forward -- with Herbs
>The Historical Herbalist
>Please, someone, think up a good one. No matter what we use, it will
>get a subtitle along the lines of "SCA Herbalism."
>Okay, next, I am looking for articles. For the most part, they should not
>longer than 350 words (any longer and you risk editorial cuts) and should
>firmly INTRODUCTORY. If possible, a simple "recipe" is a good thing to
>So far I have pledges ("Promises" is a little strong) for period culinary
>herbs (that's Suhayma), wild crafting / edible wild herbs (Hedvig) and
>artwork, which I'm hoping includes a gorgeous cover (Rhianwen).
>I'd also like articles on dying with herbs, period practice (there was some
>discussion on this list recently to use as a basis), gardening /herb
>and a double-size one on basic compounding (scents, remedies, cosmetics,
>etc.) An introduction (which, unless I change my mind, I'll volunteer for)
>will include warnings and definitions and such. There will also be a
>bibliography (for which I intend to lean on Jadwiga to help cull the
>stuff from the long, long list of stuff we've accumulated) and the back
>will be contact information, including blank space for groups other than
>EKHAG to use for their own contact info.
>On your mark. Get set. WRITE!
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