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American medical botany, being a collection of the native medicinal plants of the United States, containing their botanical history and chemical analysis, and properties and uses in medicine, diet and the arts, with coloured engravings

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Bigelow, Jacob, 1786-1879
American medical botany, being a collection of the native medicinal plants of the United States, containing their botanical history and chemical analysis, and properties and uses in medicine, diet and the arts, with coloured engravings
Vol. I
Cummings and Hilliard, 1817
3 v., LX leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 26 cm.

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[Title page] American medical botany, being a collection of the native medicinal plants of the United States, containing their botanical history and chemical analysis, and properties and uses in medicine, diet and the arts, with coloured engravings, pp. [i] ff.

[Dedication] To the Rev. John Thornton Kirkland, pp. [iii] ff.

Preface, pp. [v]-xi ff.

Datura stramonium, Thorn apple, pp. Plate I-32 ff.

Eupatorium perfoliatum, Thorough wort, pp. Plate II-38 ff.

Phytolacca decandra, Poke, pp. Plate III-51

Arum triphyllum, Dragon root, pp. [52]-59

Coptis trifolia, Gold thread, pp. [60]-65

Arbutus uva ursi, Bear berry, pp. [66]-74 ff.

Sanguinaria canadensis, Blood root, pp. Plate VII-83

Geranium maculatum, Common cranesbill, pp. [84]-89

Triosteum perfoliatum, Fever root, pp. [90]-95

Rhus vernix, Poison sumach or Dogwood, pp. [96]-110

American medical botany. Volume I.--part II, pp. [111] ff.

Conium maculatum, Hemlock, pp. Plate XI-124 ff.

Cicuta maculata, American hemlock, pp. Plate XII-132 ff.

Kalmia latifolia, Mountain laurel, pp. Plate XIII-141

Spigelia marilandica, Carolina pink root, pp. [142]-148 ff.

Asarum canadense, Canada snake root, Wild ginger, pp. Plate XV-154 ff.

Iris versicolor, Blue flag, or flower de luce, pp. Plate XVI-160 ff.

Hyoscyamus niger, Henbane, pp. Plate XVII-168 ff.

Solanum dulcamara, Bitter sweet, pp. Plate XVIII-176 ff.

Lobelia inflata, Indian tobacco, pp. Plate XIX-186 ff.

Solidago odora, Sweet scented golden rod, pp. Plate XX-191

Notes, pp. [192]-197

[Contents] Contents of the first volume, p. [198]

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