Meddygon Myddfai – The Physicians of Myddfai were pioneers of modern medicine through herbalism in the twelfth century. Contrary to the prevalent view that medieval times were ‘The Dark Ages’, they were in fact when the first universities were being founded and monastic schools established.
Oil and water don’t mix, they are what is called immiscible. It was a proverb that Grandma Lukie always used in relation to making herbal preparations; Grandma Lukie was very fond of proverbs. Let’s get technical for just a moment.