One of the most fun things about writing fiction is being able to include some real-life tidbits. And that was definitely the case as I wrote The Captain’s Kidnapped Bride.
In this rather unusual Victorian historical romance, the heroine gets swept away to Jamaica. There, she finds healing for herself and others with a variety of Jamaican herbs. I loved researching these traditional remedies! And while I can’t vouch for any of them (do your own research, and of course consult your own medical practitioner before starting any herbal regimen!), the plants themselves are beautiful and have a long history as traditional medicine.
I’ve put together a short summary of five favorite Jamaican herbs — with illustrations and references for further reading. Check it out here!
Hope you enjoy reading, and if you love historical romance, hope you’ll take a peek at The Captain’s Kidnapped Bride here!