Fecund Earth : Health and History Traditions in Armenia by Naneh Israelyan
Fourth World Journal, Volume 17, Issue number 2 (February 2019)
This study aims to explore the ways in which Armenia’s history and geography have shaped attitudes towards health and wellness, with an emphasis on the use of herbal therapies. The ancient literature of Armenia points to a particular affinity towards plant medicine, which continues to be a prevalent mode of healing to this day. This research outlines the most well-known herbal therapies today and investigates how these traditions of healing are closely woven into the Armenian identity.