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"Traditional Herbal Remedies in the African American Community"

[ad_1] As part of “New Orleans, the Founding Era,” THNOC hosted Eddie Boyd, a former faculty member of the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy, for an afternoon of demonstrations and discussions on herbs and their use in traditional medicine passed down through generations in the African American community. Some of these remedies date to the period in which enslaved Africans were laboring on Louisiana plantations. For 30 years, Boyd researched the effectiveness of these home remedies—many […]

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