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Otherworld Gnosis: Fairy Ointments and Nuts of Knowledge by Dr Norman Shaw

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Otherworld Gnosis: Fairy Ointments and Nuts of Knowledge by Dr Norman Shaw

Fairy stories make plain the belief that certain substances could transport one to fairyland, and that antidotes to their psychoactive effects were also known. Investigating the links between midwives and psychoactive substances leads us to some intriguing clues about what these substances might have been.

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