This blog extends the research and discoveries of Natural Remedies of Arabia, a thorough and readable study of the herbal and other natural health remedies traditionally recognized across the Arabian Peninsula.

The Authors:

Robert Lebling is a writer/editor and communications specialist. He studied politics and anthropology at Princeton and the University of Chicago and has worked as a journalist in the Middle East, London and Washington, D.C. He is also author of Legends of the Fire Spirits: Jinn and Genies from Arabia to Zanzibar (IB Tauris, 2010; Counterpoint Press, 2011).

Donna Pepperdine Evans is an ESL instructor with a special interest in literacy, culture and health education. As a Master Herbalist, she has focused her research on natural health solutions in the context of the Saudi family. She has lived in the Middle East for more than ten years, and currently lives and works in Virginia, USA.

Book Contents:

Full description and photograph of each herb or spice, including:
– Description of its medical properties
– “Did You Know?” – little known facts…
– Its use in home and kitchen
– Current research results
– Authentic recipes
Natural beauty section
Index of remedies by ailment
Glossary of terms
Bibliography and references



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3 comments on “About

  1. I’ve recently posted the images from a work known as the Kitab al-Diryaq or ‘Book of Antidotes’. It may interest you.

  2. Thank you, Diane…. these are very interesting! I may comment when I get a chance to study them.

    Best wishes,

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