Publications

Researching herbal history 

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Herbal History Research 

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, Independent Researcher
Orcid: orcid.org/0000-0002-3357-8779

Guest blog for the Herbal History Research Network (HHRN) Medieval Herbal Manuscripts

Frances interviewed by Anne Stobart for Herbal History Researcher Profiles 

Check out posts on the blog page for making your own herbal remedies using plants foraged from the hedgerows.