Archive of Healing

„A project more than 40 years in the making, the Archive of Healing is one of the largest databases of medicinal folklore from around the world. UCLA Professor David Shorter has launched an interactive, searchable website featuring hundreds of thousands of entries that span more than 200 years, and draws from seven continents, six university archives, 3,200 published sources, and both first and second-hand information from folkloric field notes.

The entries address a broad range of health-related topics including everything from midwifery and menopause to common colds and flus. The site aims to preserve Indigenous knowledge about healing practices, while preventing that data from being exploited for profit.“

https://newsroom.ucla.edu/releases/david-shorter-archive-of-healing

https://archiveofhealing.com/ (Registration needed)


Autor: Klaus Graf

Historiker und Archivar, Blogger

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