Renaissance Magazine's newest column: The Renaissance Herbalist

Beginning with issue 81, Renaissance Magazine will offer a new column: The Renaissance Herbalist. The column is authored by SCA member Melandra of the Woods.

The column will highlight various herbs used in medieval and renaissance society.

From the Renaissance Magazine website:

New Feature! The Renaissance Herbalist

Fennel has an ancient history of culinary and medicinal use. It was used to aid digestion, prevent flatulence, and cure hiccups. We'll show you how to grow and use this power-packed herb.