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Complete Herbal and English Physician

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ISBN-10: 1557090807

ISBN-13: 9781557090805

Edition: N/A

Authors: Nicholas Culpeper

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Nicholas Culpeper was a seventeenth-century English botanist, herbalist, physician, and astrologer. Published over 350 years ago as a practical health guide, The Complete Herbal (1653), is still the most complete and definitve herbal available today. It contains a rich store of pharmaceutical and herbal knowledge, including herbs and where to find them, herb preparation, plasters, and much more.
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Publisher: Applewood Books
Publication date: 12/15/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Illustrations
Herbs: description, place, time, virtues
Directions for making syrups, conserves, etc.
Gathering, drying, and keeping simples
Making and keeping compounds
The English Physician and Family Dispensatory
Roots
Barks
Woods and their chips, or raspings
Herbs and their leaves
Flowers
Fruits and their buds
Seeds or grains
Tears, liquors, and rozins
Juices
Things bred from plants
Parts of living creatures, and excrements
Belonging to the sea
Metals, minerals, and stones
A Catalogue of Simples in the New Dispensatory
Roots
Woods
Herbs
Flowers
Fruits
Seeds
Gums, rozins, balsams, and juices
Liquid, juices, and tears
Bees, woodlice, silkworms, etc.
Parts of living creatures and excrements
From the sea
Metals, stones, salts, and other minerals
Simple waters distilled
Compounds, spirit and compound distilled waters
Tinctures
Physical wines
Physical vinegars
Decoctions
Syrups
Altering syrups
Purging syrups
Syrups made with vinegar and honey
Rob, or sapa: and juices
Lohoch, or eclegmata
Preserved roots, stalks, barks, flowers, fruits
Conserves and sugars
Sugars
Species, or powders
Electuaries
Purging electuaries
Pills
Troches
Oils
Simple oils by expression
Simple oils by infusion and decoction
Compound oils by infusion and decoction
Ointments more simple
Ointments more compound
Cerecloths
Plaisters
A Key to Galen's Method of Physic
Culpeper's Last Legacies
General Index