“Custom is king,” proclaimed Herodotus (484-425 BCE). The well-practiced modern applications of herbal medicine in Greece easily demonstrate that his proclamation still holds true.
This cultural continuity of herbal customs from ancient to modern Greece provides insight into how plants can teach us timeless lessons about history, health, and the persevering character of nature itself.
In this presentation, we will explore the
By examining ancient Greek myths, ancient artwork, and scientific texts by
Today, the Greek landscape continues to hold a bounty of possibilities to improve our health and to remind us of a fantastically rich cultural history.