Considering divers shires in this nation give divers names to one and the same herb, and that common name which it bears in one county, is now known in another; I shall take the pains setting that name first, which is most common to myself.
50. For the liver
The liver of a Hare dryed, and beaten into powder, cures all the diseases of the liver of man.
For more than 300 years, Culpeper's Complete Herbal has been the standard in the field of herbal remedies. It contains a comprehensive description of nearly all herbs, along with descriptions of their medicinal properties and instructions on preparing and using them to treat many different illnesses. Includes precise botanical illustrations to aid in identification.
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:10:32 -0400)
This work offers remedies for all the ills known to 17th century society. Together with an alphabetical section on herbs, their provenance and properties, it includes "The English Physician and Family Dispensary", which provides an astrologo-physical discourse of the human virtues of the body.… (more)