The English physitian enlarged

Publication Date1661
Remainderand now made a very necessary part of the physitians library that will cure all diseases. The epistle will inform you how to know the true impression from the counterfeit. Being an astrologo-phisical 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, oyntments, oyls, ... 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 vulgar, and astrologically. 4. The way of drying and keeping the herbs all the year. 5. Th way of keeping their juyces ready for use at all times. 6. The way of making and keeping all kind of useful 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[24], 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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