University of Manchester, University of Liverpool, England
Juliette de Baïracli Levy (11 November 1912 – 28 May 2009) was an English herbalist and author noted for her pioneering work in holisticveterinary medicine. After studying veterinary medicine at the Universities of Manchester and Liverpool for two years, Bairacli Levy left England to study herbal medicine in Europe, Turkey, North Africa, Israel and Greece, living with gypsies, farmers and livestock breeders, acquiring a fund of herbal lore from them in the process, most notably from the Gypsies. She has written several well-known books on herbalism and nomadic living in harmony with nature, in addition to fiction and poetry illustrated by Olga Lehmann. After living for some time on the Greek island Kythira, de Bairacli Levy resided in an old age home in Burgdorf, Switzerland .
Partial bibliography of works by Juliette de Bairacli Levy
Medicinal Herbs: their use in Canine Ailments, London: A.P.Tayler & Co, 1943.
Look! The Wild Swans (novel), illustrated by Olga Lehmann, London: C.W. Daniel Co.; Manchester: Rochford, Bairacli Books, 1947.
Puppy Rearing by Natural Methods, New York: Sirius House, 1948.
The Cure for Canine Distemper, London: Fowler & Co., 1930, (revised and enlarged) 1950.
Herbal Handbook For Farm and Stable, London: Faber & Faber, 1952, 1963.
As Gypsies Wander: Being an account of life with gypsies in England, Provence, Spain, Turkey, London: Faber & Faber, 1962.
The Bride of Llew (novel), illustrated by Olga Lehmann, London: Faber & Faber, 1953.
Spanish Mountain Life: the Sierra Nevada, London: Faber & Faber, 1955.
The Complete Herbal Book for the Dog, London: Faber & Faber, 1955, 1975.
Juliette of the Herbs - documentary that encapsulates Bairacli-Levy's life and teachings, her various herbal medicine methodologies along with the importance of Romani (Gypsy) culture in forming and shaping her knowledge and worldview, highlighting her intense love for animals, particularly cows and the Afghan Hound