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  1. And Here’s To You, Mrs. Grieve: Thyme to Revisit Those Old Herbal Books David J. Owen, MLS,Ph.D. Kalmanovitz Library and CKM, UCSF David J. Owen, UCSF, January 2004

  2. Herbal Renaissance in US • Resurgence of interest in 1970s • Entered the mainstream in 1990s • Problem of finding information • Revisiting classic herbal texts David J. Owen, UCSF, January 2004

  3. Herbals • A book containing the names and descriptions of herbs, or of plants in general, with their properties and virtues; a treatise on plants David J. Owen, UCSF, January 2004

  4. Prospecting for Drugs in Old Texts • Dioscorides wrote about nettle (Urtica dioica) • Used in Middle Ages as a diuretic • Rediscovered in 1990s • Investigated by German scientists David J. Owen, UCSF, January 2004

  5. Greco-Roman and Medieval • Dioscorides • Gerard’s Herbal • Culpepper David J. Owen, UCSF, January 2004

  6. Dioscorides David J. Owen, UCSF, January 2004

  7. Gerard’s Herbal David J. Owen, UCSF, January 2004

  8. Culpepper:The English Physician (1652) David J. Owen, UCSF, January 2004

  9. Mrs. Maud Grieve • F.R.H.S. • A Modern Herbal (1936) • First “modern” herbal in hundred years David J. Owen, UCSF, January 2004

  10. A Modern Herbal • 1936 • Medicinal and culinary herbs • Traditional herbalism • One of the top selling books on herbal harvesting and usage David J. Owen, UCSF, January 2004

  11. 19th Century American Medical Movements and Botanicals • Eclecticism David J. Owen, UCSF, January 2004

  12. Fyfe’s Materia Medica • The Essentials of Modern Materia Medica and Therapeuticsby John William Fyfe, M.D. (Eclectic Manual #6, 1903) David J. Owen, UCSF, January 2004

  13. Cubreth’s Material Medica and Pharmacology • A Manual of Materia Medica and Pharmacology, by David M.R. Culbreth, Ph.G., M.D. (7th edition, 1927) • All official drug plants in the United States Pharmacopoeia and the National Formulary up to 1927 David J. Owen, UCSF, January 2004

  14. King's American Dispensatory • by Harvey Wickes Felter, M.D., and John Uri Lloyd, Phr. M., Ph. D., 1898 David J. Owen, UCSF, January 2004

  15. The American Materia Medica, Therapeutics and Pharmacognosy • Finley Ellingwood, M.D David J. Owen, UCSF, January 2004

  16. Online • History of Herbals • http://www.med.virginia.edu/hs-library/historical/herb/menu.html • SouthWest School of Botanical Medicine • http://www.swsbm.com/HOMEPAGE/HomePage.html • Henrietta’s Herbal Web Page • http://www.ibiblio.org/herbmed/ • Mrs. Grieve’s Modern Herbal • http://www.botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/mgmh.html David J. Owen, UCSF, January 2004

  17. “Between tradition and modernity there is a bridge. When they are mutually isolated, tradition stagnates and modernity vaporizes; when in conjunction, modernity breathes life into tradition, while the later replies with depth and gravity.” • Octavio Paz, Nobel Lecture, 1990 David J. Owen, UCSF, January 2004