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The english physician enlarged with three hundred and sixty-nine medicines, made of English herbs, that were not in any impression until this. Being an astrologo-physical discourse of the vulgar herbs of this nation, containing a complete Method of Physic, whereby a Man may preserve his Body in Health, or cure himself, being Sick, for Three pence Charge, with such Things only as grow in England, they being most fit for English Bodies. Herein is also shewed, 1. The Way of making Plaisters, Ointments, Oils, Poultices, Syrups, Decoctions, Juleps, or Waters of all Sorts of Physical Herbs, that you may have them ready for your Use at all Times of the Year. - 2. What Planet governeth every Herb or Tree (used in Physic) 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 Juice 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. By Nich. Culpepper. Gent. Student in Physic and Astrology.

Culpeper, Nicholas, 1616-1654.

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London : printed for the booksellers, 1785.

Physical description

[12],345,[3]p. ; 12⁰.

Publications note

ESTC T136624

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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.



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