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

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

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1801 edition. Excerpt: ...with. in; it also provoketh urir.e, is available for the dropsy, and helpjit) ta break the flone. Being used as a bath, or made into an ointment, it cooleth the painful piles or ha morrhoidal veins. It is no less effectual 10 give ease to pains of the hot gout, the sciatica, and the inflammations and swellings in the cods; it helpeih the kernels or knots in the reck or throat, called the king's evil; healing kibes and chilblains if they be bathed with the juice, or anointed with ointment made thereof, and fume of the (km of ibe leaf upon them; it is also used in green wounds to flay the blood, and to heal them quickly. Knapw Eed. Dffcript.' I 'HJS common fort hereof hath many long A and somewhat broad dark green leaves, rising from the root, dented about Hie edges, atid sometimes a little rent or torn on both sides in two or three places, and somewhat hairy withal; amongfl which ariseih a long round stalk, four or five feer ht h, divided imo many branches, at the tops whereof stand great scaly green heads, and from the middle of them thmlt forth a number of dark purplifl) red thrumbs or threads, 'which after they are withered and pafl, there are found divers black Iced;, tying in a great deal of down, somewhat like unto Thistle seed, but smaller; the root is white, hard and woody, and divers fibres annexed thereunto, which periflieth not, but abideth with leaves thereon all the Winter, hooting out fresh every spring. Places It groweth in most fields and meadows, and aboul their borders and hedges, and in many watte grounds also every where. Tirne. It usually flowereth in June and July, and ib 'eed is ripe stiertly after." Government and Virtuts. Saturn challengeih the herb for his own. This Knapweed helth to (lay fluxes, both of blood at...
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  • Paperback | 118 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 227g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236629604
  • 9781236629609