Artes de cura através de bichos (comidos, bebidos, vividos)

Translated title of the contribution: Arts of healing through (eated, drunk, lived) animals

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Using the texts on folk medicine collected by Michel Giacometti, this chapter presents a selection of prescriptions using a variety of animals belonging to the Portuguese fauna. The reader will certainly be surprised by the most unexpected ways of treating digestive system diseases.
Translated title of the contributionArts of healing through (eated, drunk, lived) animals
Original languagePortuguese
Title of host publicationBichos vividos
EditorsCarlota Simões, Ana Guimarães
Place of PublicationCoimbra
PublisherImprensa da Universidade de Coimbra
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)978-989-26-2281-1
ISBN (Print)978-989-26-2280-4
Publication statusPublished - 2022


  • Giacometti
  • Traditional medicine
  • Gastroenterology


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