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Emma Dupree of Falkland, in Pitt County, received a 1992 N.C. Folk Heritage Award for continuing the old practice of herbal medicine. She possesses a wide knowledge of the healing properties of herbs and grows many of her supplies.
The author present easy-to-grow herbs and highlights their best uses in the kitchen and for health. Some herbs include lavender, lemon balm, marjoram, and yarrow.
The Black Drink and Great Man, or a variety of tea and the known commonly gingsen, were among the multitude of remedies the Cherokee and Catawba produced from wild herbs. Such remedies, shamans in Nations such as these used in centuries past to treat a variety of medical conditions. What is modern is the regard for these remedies’ effectiveness, in particular for their power to provide a holistic cure.