Author Jane Eastoe – The Victorian Pharmacy on GORGEOUS READS

Oct 17, 2013, 07:45 AM, United Kingdom

The ever so gorgeous Jane Eastoe is interviewed here by Donna Freed. Miss Eastoe is talking about her book which was created in conjunction with the BBC television series, examining the growth of the modern chemist. The fascinating story of the emergence of high street healthcare is filled with much detailed information on drugs, medicines, cures and other products, Jane describes how the most up-to-date medical advances were sold alongside centuries-old herbal remedies and traditional cures. While the new public health measures of the era attempted to improve conditions at a national level, the accompanying appearance of chemists such as Boots gave the British nation unprecedented access to new medicines, products and treatments. For more info go to #author #medicine #bbcseries