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Herbs, spices and vegetables

The Vikings used many of the herbs and spices we are familiar with today. Nordic herbs and spices.

The herb garden

The Vikings grow old Danish herbs for cooking, herbs for plant dye, and medicine.

{Old Names For Herbs - A to Z} In the old days, herbalists and midwives didn't use textbook botanical names for herbs. Medicinal and magical plants had colorful descriptive names. Often, old books about magic and herbal healing use the folk names instead of the names commonly used today, and it can be confusing. So, here is an alphabetical listing of those names, along with the common and botanical names in current use.

I n the old days, herbalists and midwives didn't use textbook botanical names for herbs. Medicinal and magical plants had colorful descripti.

In the Middle Ages, Rosemary was considered a wonder plant, which could be used to treat many illnesses and keep you healthy. One 14th century writer found 23 uses for it, including keeping your hair beautiful and preventing nightmares!

In the Middle Ages, Rosemary was considered a wonder plant, which could be used to treat many illnesses and keep you healthy. One century writer found 23 uses for it, including keeping your hair beautiful and preventing nightmares!

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The rune on the handle is Thurisaz, it is Thor's rune. The runes in the body of the mjolnir are of the Elder Furthak and literally spell out Mjolnir.

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Medieval-Baltic: Projects: Three Fabric Mittens

Brief article about three mittens made from fabric instead of naalbinding, possibly dating to the settlement period of Iceland.

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