This Yemenese shopkeeper set up a special temporary booth in a large popular mall recently for the Eid celebration marking the Hajj, the religious pilgrimage that millions of Muslims make every to Makkah. This area of the mall was filled with all kinds of temporary booths selling their wares for the holiday. Bulk spices, seeds, nuts and herbs are sold at very affordable prices here in Saudi Arabia. I thought his display was quite attractive.
by Robert W. Lebling and Donna Pepperdine
Excerpted with permission from Natural Remedies of Arabia. Robert W. Lebling and Donna Pepperdine. 2006, Al-Turath/Stacey International, 1-905299-02-8 (North America: Interlink Books,www.interlinkbooks.com).
hether you are in Doha, Dubai, Manama, Salalah, Jiddah or an obscure country village, when you step into an herbal medicine shop or wander through the traditional suqs
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