The English physitian enlarged

Publication Date1656
Remainderwith three hundred, sixty, and nine medicines, made of English herbs that were not in any impression untill this: the epistle will inform you how to know this impression from any other. Being an astrologo-physical discourse of the vulgar herbs of this nation; containing a compleat method of physick, whereby a man may preserve his body in health; or cure himself, being sick, for three pence charge, with such things only as grow in England, they being most fit for English bodies. Herein is also shewed these seven things: viz. 1 The way of making plaisters, ointments, oils, ... or waters, of all sorts of physical herbs, ... 2 What planet governeth every herb or tree (used in physick) that groweth in England. 3 The time of gathering all herbs, both vulgarly, and astrologically. 4 The way of drying and keeping the herbs all the year. 5 The way of keeping their juyces ready for use at all times. 6 The way of making and keeping all kind of usefull compounds made of herbs. 7 The way of mixing medicines according to cause and mixture of the disease, and part of the body afflicted. By Nich. Culpeper, Gent. student in physick and astrology
Extent[18+], 184 [i.e. 174], 285-398, [16] p.
Publisherprinted by Peter Cole, printer and book-seller, at the sign of the Printing-press in Cornhill, near the Royal Exchange






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