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 Archaeology is the study of past human societies, primarily through the recovery and analysis of the material culture and environmental data which they have left behind, which includes artifacts, architecture, biofacts and cultural landscapes.

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 The discipline involves surveyance, excavation and eventually analysis of data collected in order to learn more about the past. In broad scope, archaeology relies on cross-disciplinary research. It draws upon anthropology, history, art history, classics, ethnology, geography, geology,linguistics, physics, information sciences, chemistry, statistics, paleoecology, paleontology, paleozoology, paleoethnobotany, and paleobotany.

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 Medicinal Terms of Magic Herbs:Witches normally study all aspects of herbs to be able to apply that knowledge,following is a list of some medicinal terms of magic herb applicaitons:
decoction:adding boiling water to the herb for extraction(teas).
infusion:pour hot or cold water over herbs for extraction.
maceration:steep in alcohol or oil(olive is best) and shake at intervals for extraction.
percolation:like coffee percolators,only with herbs(or use special equipment)
filtration:like coffee liters,only with herbs(or use special equipment).
clarification:melt and skim or filter.
poultices:mix crushed herbs with water and cornmeal into a paste and place on affected area(used for swellings,boils,sores).
salves:mince herbs with vegetable fat(or lard) and beeswax,cover and place in sun or low oven for four hours,strain through cheesecloth and let set in a clean container(do not re-melt)
composition powders:mix dry herbs as medicine for flu and fever.
syrups:dissolve brown sugar and add to herbs until sappy,then strain through cheesecloth into a clean bottle and store.
simples:steep herb in hot water for twenty minutes(do not use aluminum).1

 1: see p.61~62.Chapter 3.Witches and Herbs.under title "Herbal Treatment",from Green Witchcraft: Folk Magic, Fairy Lore & Herb Craft by Aoumiel, Ann Moura,Edition: illustrated,Published by Llewellyn Worldwide,1996,ISBN 1567186904, 9781567186901.

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