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Rosarie Kingston

Rosarie Kingston practises as a medical herbalist in an integrative medical practice in West Cork, Ireland, and lectures on ‘Herbs and healing in Irish folklore’, in the Folklore and Ethnology department, University College, Cork. Her MSc thesis examined the therapeutic use of Crataegus monogyna whereas her PhD dissertation examined Irish vernacular medicine today. She considers this blending of science and traditional knowledge important in clinical practice. She is involved with the Irish College of Traditional and Integrative Medicine (ICTIM) where health care professionals are trained to integrate traditional knowledge.

Ireland’s Hidden Medicine (Paperback)
         An Exploration of Irish Indigenous Medicine from Legend and Myth to the Present Day