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    An Aztec Herbal: The Classic Codex of 1552 (Deluxe Clothbound Edition) (Paperback) By (author) Martin De La Cruz, Translated by William Gates

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    DescriptionOriginally written in the Aztec language, this 16th-century codex was the first herbal and medical text compiled in the New World. It contains ancient remedies for myriad ailments -- boils, hair loss, cataracts, insomnia hiccoughs, and gout, to name a few. Analytical Index to Plants. New Introduction. Over 180 black-and-white and 38 color illustrations.


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