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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

  • 1817-1820
Boston: Cummings and Hilliard

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Date
1817-1820
Publisher
Boston: Cummings and Hilliard
Language
English
Description of Original
3 volumes, lx leaves of plates : color Illustrations ; 26 cm
For Staff
METS

Available Contents (3 Volumes)

  1. Vol. I 1817

    1. [Cover]
    2. [Title Page]
    3. To the Rev. John Thornton Kirkland
    4. Preface
    5. Datura stramonium, Thorn apple
    6. Eupatorium perfoliatum, Thorough wort
    7. Phytolacca decandra, Poke
    8. Arum triphyllum, Dragon root
    9. Coptis trifolia, Gold thread
    10. Arbutus uva ursi, Bear berry
    11. Sanguinaria canadensis, Blood root
    12. Geranium maculatum, Common cranesbill
    13. Triosteum perfoliatum, Fever root
    14. Rhus vernix, Poison sumach or Dogwood
    15. American medical botany. Volume I.--part II
    16. Conium maculatum, Hemlock
    17. Cicuta maculata, American hemlock
    18. Kalmia latifolia, Mountain laurel
    19. Spigelia marilandica, Carolina pink root
    20. Asarum canadense, Canada snake root, Wild ginger
    21. Iris versicolor, Blue flag, or flower de luce
    22. Hyoscyamus niger, Henbane
    23. Solanum dulcamara, Bitter sweet
    24. Lobelia inflata, Indian tobacco
    25. Solidago odora, Sweet scented golden rod
    26. Notes
    27. Contents of the first volume
    28. [Original covers]
    29. [Cover]
  2. Vol. II 1818

    1. [Cover]
    2. [Title Page]
    3. Advertisement
    4. Preface to the second volume
    5. Pyrola umbellata, Winter green
    6. Gaultheria procumbens, Partridge berry
    7. Podophyllum peltatum, May apple
    8. Ictodes foetidus, Skunk cabbage
    9. Statice caroliniana, Marsh rosemary
    10. Asclepias tuberosa, Butterfly weed
    11. Magnolia glauca, Small magnolia
    12. Cornus florida, Dogwood
    13. Panax quinquefolium, ginseng
    14. Polygala senega, Seneca snake root
    15. American medical botany. Volume II.--part II
    16. Liriodendron tulipfera, Tulip tree
    17. Juglans cinerea, Butternut
    18. Veratrum viride, American hellebore
    19. Gentiana catesbæi, Blue gentian
    20. Laurus sassafras, Sassafras tree
    21. Apocynum androsæmifolium, Dog's bane
    22. Dirca palustris, Leather wood
    23. Rubus villosus, Tall blackberry
    24. Cassia marilandica, American senna
    25. Nicotiana tabacum, Tobacco
    26. Notes
    27. Contents of the second volume
    28. [Original covers]
    29. [Cover]
  3. Vol. III 1820

    1. [Cover]
    2. [Title Page]
    3. Preface to the third volume
    4. Gillenia trifoliata, Common gillenia
    5. Rhus radicans, Poison ivy
    6. Myrica cerifera, Wax myrtle
    7. Juniperus communis, Common juniper
    8. Juniperus virginiana, Red cedar
    9. Menyanthes trifoliata, Buck bean
    10. Ranunculus bulbosus, Bulbous crowfoot
    11. Illicium floridanum, Starry anise
    12. Aristolochia serpentaria, Virginia snakeroot
    13. Aletris farinosa, Star grass
    14. American medical botany. Vol. III.--part II
    15. Rhododendron maximum, American rose bay
    16. Euphorbia ipecacuanha, Ipecacuanha spurge
    17. Euphorbia corollata, Large flowering spurge
    18. Polygala rubella, Bitter polygala
    19. Nymphæa odorata, Sweet scented water lily
    20. Prinos verticillatus, Black alder
    21. Sabbatia angularis, American centaury
    22. Erythronium americanum, Common erythronium
    23. Xanthoxylum fraxineum, Prickly ash
    24. Humulus lupulus, Common hop
    25. Notes
    26. Appendix
    27. Systematic index
    28. Latin index
    29. English index
    30. Contents of the third volume
    31. [Original covers]
    32. [Cover]