The English physitian enlarged with three hundred, sixty, and nine medicines, made of English herbs that were not in any impression until this. Being as 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 geing most fit for English bodies. Herein is also shewed these seven things: viz. 1 The way of making plaisters, ointments, oils, ... 2 What planet governeth every herb or tree ... 3 The time of gathering all herbs, ... 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.
printed by John Streater,
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