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African-American Slave Medicine

Herbal and non-Herbal Treatments

by Herbert C. Covey

  • 396 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Lexington Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of medicine,
  • Social history,
  • Traditional medicine & remedies,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Slavery,
  • U.S. History - Antebellum Period (1840-1860),
  • Medical,
  • History - Military / War,
  • USA,
  • Herbal Medications,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877),
  • Alternative Medicine,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • History,
  • 19th century,
  • Medical care,
  • Medicine,
  • Slaves,
  • Traditional medicine,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7913786M
    ISBN 100739116444
    ISBN 109780739116449

      African Americans from Sandelle Studway HIS Joseph Scahill 01/22/13 African Americans from African Americans have fought a great battle to become a part of society in America. Since being taken from African as slaves in the ’s there has been a continuous battle for equality since. Since the end of slavery Black Americans have had many accomplishments along with . African American Slave Medicine offers a critical examination of how African American slaves' medical needs were addressed during the years before and surrounding the Civil War. Dr. Herbert C. Covey inventories many of the herbal, plant, and non-plant remedies used by African American folk practitioners during slavery.5/5(2).

      American medicine was built on the backs of slaves. And it still affects how doctors treat patients today. Doctors must grapple with this racist history to improve our medical care.   Finding an African American ancestor who was enslaved almost always means finding the records of the family that owned him or her. Study the life and records of the slave owner and his family. Your ancestor’s life was inseparably connected with the slave owner. Your ancestor may be listed in records of the slave owner’s property: Tax records.

      The best-known and most influential book by a freedom seeker was "The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave," which was first published in Douglass had been born into enslavement in on the eastern shore of Maryland, and after successfully escaping in , settled in New Bedford, Massachusetts.   Slaves spurred forward medicine in other ways, too. Africans, for instance, were the primary victims of smallpox in the New World and were also indispensable to its eradication.


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African-American Slave Medicine offers a critical examination of how African-American slaves medical needs were addressed during the years before and surrounding the Civil War. Drawing upon ex-slave interviews conducted during the s and s bythe Works Project Administration (WPA), Dr.

Herbert C. Covey inventories many of the herbal. African-American Slave Medicine offers a critical examination of how African-American slaves medical needs were addressed during the years before and surrounding the Civil War.

Drawing upon ex-slave interviews conducted during the s and s bythe Works Project Administration (WPA), Dr. Herbert C. Covey inventories many of the herbal, plant, and non-plant remedies used by African-American.

In volume XIV of South Carolina narratives, catnip, garlic, tansy and burdock is used by a slave for an unspecified illness. The quote is shown below "Missus Martha sho' did look after de slaves good when they was sick. Us had medicine made from herbs, leaves and roots; some of them was cat-nip, garlic root, tansy, and roots of burdock.

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Among the former slaves’ memories are accounts that “revealed prescriptions for a variety of tonics, teas, and root medicines,” Escott writes. Many of the cures were “used in an era of primitive medicine [and] probably represented African lore transmitted and adapted to the southern United States.”.

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Herbert C. Covey inventories many of the herbal, plant, and non-plant remedies used by African-American folk practitioners during slavery.