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Traditional medicine and herbs used in the time of Robert Burns

6th November 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Robert Burns grew up in a time of massive social change. Not only were there revolution in the Americas and France, but also agriculture and medicine. How was he affected by being a child of the Scottish enlightenment? What did that mean for medicine and practical life for those close to the earth?

Rosie’s talk will cover herb use then and now and a tasting of some of the products the Burn’s family may have used.


6th November 2017
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Alloway Village Hall
Ayr, Ayrshire KA7 United Kingdom
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