Re: What is woad?


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Posted by Lauren on June 13, 2002 at 18:35:13:

In reply to: What is woad? posted by Monica on June 13, 2002 at 18:19:33:

Woad is a dye used in the British Isles as dye and body paint. It is
reputed to be a hallucinogen, but scientific tests have proven that
to be untrue. It does dull surface pain and is styptic. When
applied before battle, this would help a warrior ignore all but the
most dire wounds.
Lauren

 


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