Culpeper's complete herbal and English physician : wherein several hundred herbs with a display of their medicinal and occult properties are physically applied to the cure of all disorders incident to mankind : to which are added rules for compounding medicines, and upwards of fifty choice receipts, selected from the author's last legacies, forming a complete family dispensatory and system of physic / [Nicholas Culpeper.] Culpeper, Nicholas, 1616-1654

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Culpeper, Nicholas, 1616-1654
Botany, Medical.; Botany, Medical - Early works to 1800.; Materia medica, Vegetable.
  • (from t.p.) ... Herein is also shewed these Seven Things, viz. 1. The way of making Plaisters, Ointments, Oyls, Pultisses, Syrups, Decoctions, Juleps or Waters, of all sorts of Physical Herbs, that you may have htem ready for your use at all times of the year
  • 2. What Planet governeth every Herb or Tree (used in Physick) that groweth in England
  • 3. The Time of gathering all Herbs, both Vulgarly and Astrologically
  • 4. The way of Drying and Keeping the Herbs all the Year
  • 5. The way of keeping their Juices ready for use at all times
  • 6. The way of Making and Keeping all Kinds of useful Compounds made of Herbs
  • 7. The way of mixing Medicines according to the Cause and mixture of the Disease and part of the Body Afflicted.
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