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CULPEPPER (Nicholas). The English Physician enlarged: with Three Hundred, Sixty Nine Medicines, made of English Herbs that were not in any Impression until This. 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, Pultisses, Syrups, Decoctions, ....... 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 keeping their Juice ready for use at all times. 5. The Way of Making and Keeping all Kinds of useful Compounds made of Herbs. 6.The Way of Drying and Keeping the Herbs all the year. 7.. The Way of mixing Medicines according to Cause and Mixture of the Disease, and Part of the Body Afflicted.1733

London: Printed for A. Bettesworth, and C. Hitch, 12mo, [12], 386, [10]pp., title within a double-ruled border, lower blank margin cropped close on a few leaves with the occasional partial loss of the catchword, nineteenth century sheep, upper hinge cracked.

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