Doctrine Of Signatures

   In the Middle Ages of Europe, it was noticed that some parts of some plants resembled parts of the human body. It was believed that those parts of the plant cured illness in that body part. People believed that every plant was signed with its own use, and a person only needed to look for, and understand, the signature. Some of the plants were: Liverwort (liver), Bladder-Wort (bladder), Lungwort (lung) and Red Sandalwood (blood).

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