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Published by Barnes & Noble Books .
Written in English


  • Herb gardening,
  • Herbal cosmetics,
  • Herbals,
  • Herbs,
  • Therapeutic use

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8012041M
ISBN 100760701792
ISBN 109780760701799

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The illustrated book contains a variety of herbal, natural treatments to cure everything from body odor (simmer artichokes in wine) to a reduction of chest pain (licorice root). When viewing the book in your browser, zoom in on the high-resolution scene to see the Old English Script and vivid drawings of the plants and animals used for healing. Details about Mattioli HERBAL Illustrated Botany Materia Medica Medicine Dioscorides. It was supposedly written by the god Thoth in about 16 BC. The Ebers papyrus is an ancient recipe book dated to approximately BC. It contains a mixture of magic and medicine with invocations to banish disease and a catalogue of useful plants Seller Rating: % positive. [Pg vii] PREFACE. The writing of this book on that fascinating and somewhat neglected branch of garden literature—the old English Herbals—has been a labour of love, but it could not have been done without all the kind help I have had. My grateful thanks are due to the authorities at the British Museum, to Professor Burkitt of Cambridge, and very specially to Mr. J. B. Capper for invaluable. explanation and discussion of the philosophy upon which the herbal practitioner of to-day bases his work. The greater part of the book is devoted to the cyclopaedic dictionary of medicinal and other herbs, with their natural order, botanical and common names and synonyms, their habitats, distinctive features, the parts employed and the therapeuticFile Size: KB.

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