About herbal history research
Books, Thesis and Journal Articles
Hananja Brice-Ytsma and Frances Watkins, (eds)., Herbal Exchanges in celebration of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists 1864-2014. London: Strathmore Publishing. September 2014.
Frances Watkins, Investigation of antimicrobials from native British plants used in 10th century Anglo-Saxon wound healing formulations. PhD (Pharmacognosy) from the Medicines Research Group, School of Health, Sport and Bioscience, University of East London, UK. November 2013.
Frances Watkins, Barbara Pendry, Alberto Sánchez-Medina, Olivia Corcoran, Antibacterial metabolites identified in Potentilla reptans L. using chemometric techniques, Drug Discovery & Therapy World Congress, Boston, USA. Abstract. 3-6 June 2013.
Frances Watkins, Barbara Pendry, Alberto Sánchez-Medina and Olivia Corcoran, Antimicrobial assays of three native British plants used in Anglo-Saxon medicine for wound healing formulations in 10th century England, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 44(2):408-15, September 2012.
Frances Watkins, Barbara Pendry, Olivia Corcoran, and Alberto Sánchez-Medina, Anglo-Saxon pharmacopoeia revisited: a potential treasure in drug discovery,Drug Discovery Today, 16: 23/24 1069-1075, December 2011.
Frances Watkins PhD MNIMH
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