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Mexico, 18th century: Medical uses of Jojoba

Date
c.1749
Reference
WMS/Amer.72
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work

Description

Receta de las virtudes de las Jojobas.

Produced in Mexico.

[Coloph:] 'Reimpresa en Mex[i]co con licencia, y aprovacion del R[ea]l Tribunal del Protomedicato. Año de 1749.' The original printed version is unrecorded.

Lists the use and dosage of the seeds of the Jojoba (i.e. Simmondsia spp.) in urinary conditions, parturition, cancer and flatus.

Publication/Creation

c.1749

Physical description

1 l. 31 x 22 cm. Bound.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1962.

Ownership note

Formerly part of the Guerra Collection.

Finding aids

Described in: Robin Price, An Annotated Catalogue of Medical Americana in the Library of the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1983).

Languages

  • Spanish


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