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An account of the English nightshades, and their effects. With the original case of Dr. Lambergen ... Also practical observations on the use of corrosive sublimate, and sarsaparilla: on the different effects of mercury crude, and when prepared by chemistry. And some hints ... on the cure of the lues venera by the secretion of urine instead of salivation
- Bromfield, William, 1712-1792.
Petasites paradoxus Baumg. Asteraceae Alpine Butterbur. Herbaceous Perennial. Distribution: Temperate Northern hemisphere. It contains pyrrolizidine alkaloids, which are hepatotoxic and cause liver cancers. Photographed in the Medicinal Garden of the Royal College of Physicians, London.
- Dr Henry Oakeley