1843 Family Physician Nicholas Culpeper Complete HERBAL Medicine for Poor Cures

CULPEPER, Nicholas

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“No man ought to commit his life into the hands of that Physician, who is ignorant of Astrologic: because he is a Physician of no value.”

― Nicholas Culpeper

 

Nicholas Culpeper was a 17th-century English herbalist and physician known for his principal work “The English Physician”. This work, which was first published in 1652, contains a plethora of pharmaceutical medicine as well as descriptions of important herbs. Culpeper provides proper preparations for different herbs including anemone, dittany, cottonweed, hemlock, beech-tree, tobacco, rhubarb, onions, garlic, hops, horseradish, mustard, apples, mint, parsnip, wheat, hazelnuts, fennel, oats and parsley, lavender, lettuce, roses, and hundreds more!

 

Culpeper wanted medical treatments to be more accessible to everyone, including the poor. He intended to educate them on their health and provided explanations of these herbs and their medical, healing properties. Culpeper offers a cure for venereal disease in wormwood and intestinal worms to cure drunkenness! (Adams, p. 17)

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1843 Family Physician Nicholas Culpeper Complete HERBAL Medicine for Poor Cures

 

“No man ought to commit his life into the hands of that Physician, who is ignorant of Astrologic: because he is a Physician of no value.”

― Nicholas Culpeper

 

Nicholas Culpeper was a 17th-century English herbalist and physician known for his principal work “The English Physician”. This work, which was first published in 1652, contains a plethora of pharmaceutical medicine as well as descriptions of important herbs. Culpeper provides proper preparations for different herbs including anemone, dittany, cottonweed, hemlock, beech-tree, tobacco, rhubarb, onions, garlic, hops, horseradish, mustard, apples, mint, parsnip, wheat, hazelnuts, fennel, oats and parsley, lavender, lettuce, roses, and hundreds more!

 

Culpeper wanted medical treatments to be more accessible to everyone, including the poor. He intended to educate them on their health and provided explanations of these herbs and their medical, healing properties. Culpeper offers a cure for venereal disease in wormwood and intestinal worms to cure drunkenness! (Adams, p. 17)

 

Item number: #21474

Price: $750

 

CULPEPER, Nicholas

 

The complete herbal, to which is now added, upwards of one hundred additional herbs, with a display of their medicinal and occult qualities

 

London: Thomas Kelly, 1843.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • v, [1], 398, [4]
    • 20 colored plates, plus engraved frontispiece
  • References: Adams, Hideous Absinthe; Lowndes 567
  • Provenance: Handwritten
    • J. Choyce
    • C. Bayley
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~10.75in X 8.5in (27cm x 21.5cm)
  • Rare and desirable

 

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21474

Categories

Botany, Gardening, & Herbals

Medicine & Science

Authors

CULPEPER, Nicholas

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete