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Tanacetum cinerariifolium Sch.Blp. Asteraceae Dalmation chrysanthemum, Pyrethrum, Pellitory, Tansy. Distribution: Balkans. Source of the insecticides called pyrethrins. The Physicians of Myddfai in the 13th century used it for toothache. Gerard called it Pyrethrum officinare, Pellitorie of Spain but mentions no insecticidal use, mostly for 'palsies', agues, epilepsy, headaches, to induce salivation, and applied to the skin, to induce sweating. He advised surgeons to use it to make a cream against the Morbum Neopolitanum [syphilis]. However he also describes Tanacetum or Tansy quite separately.. Quincy (1718) gave the same uses
- Dr Henry Oakeley
The malaria problem in peace and war : a consolidation of papers read at the annual meeting of the National Committee on Malaria, Memphis, Tenn., November 12, 1917, and the annual convention of the New Jersey Mosquito Eradication Commission, Atlantic City, N.J., January 31, 1918, materially revised, enlarged and brought down to date
- Hoffman, Frederick L. 1865-1946.
Four illustrations showing the dangers of donating contaminated blood and transmitting AIDS through injecting, unsafe sex and pregnancy; a further 4 illustrations show ways in which AIDS is not transmitted from mosquito bites to sharing food; an AIDS prevention advertisement by the AIDS Control Project of the Goverment of Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad. Colour lithograph, 1997?