A Modern Herbal, Vol. I [NOOK Book]

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Volume 1 of the fullest, most exact, most useful compilation of herbal material. Gigantic alphabetical encyclopedia, from aconite to zedoary, gives botanical information, medical properties, folklore, economic uses, much else. Indispensable to serious reader. "There is not one page of this enchanting book which does not contain something to interest." — Spectator. Total in set: 161 illustrations.
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A Modern Herbal, Vol. I

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Volume 1 of the fullest, most exact, most useful compilation of herbal material. Gigantic alphabetical encyclopedia, from aconite to zedoary, gives botanical information, medical properties, folklore, economic uses, much else. Indispensable to serious reader. "There is not one page of this enchanting book which does not contain something to interest." — Spectator. Total in set: 161 illustrations.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486317298
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 3/12/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 512
  • Sales rank: 486,978
  • File size: 7 MB

Table of Contents

ACONITE (Aconitum Napellus)
ALOE (Aloe Vulgaris)
ALMOND (Amygdalus Communis)
ANISE (Pimpinella Anisum)
ANGELICA (Angelica Archangelica)
"APPLE, BITTER (COLOCYNTH) (Citrullus Colocynthis)"
"ANGOSTRUA,TRUE (Cusparia Febrifuga)"
ARNICA (Arnica Montana)
"ARRACH,STINKING (Chenopodium Olidum)"
"ASAFETIDA, PERSIAN (Ferula Persica)"
ASARABACCA (Asarum Europœum)
AVENS (Geum Urbanum)
BALSAM OF GILEAD (Commiphora Opobalsamum)
BALSAM OF PERU (Myroxlon Pereirœ)
BENZOIN (Styrax Benzoin)
"BINDWEED, SYRIAN (SCAMMONY) (Convolvulus Scammonia)"
"BINDWEED, GREATER (CONVOLVULUS) (Convolvulus Sepium)"
"BINDWEED, JALAP (Convolvulus Falapa)"
BLADDERWRACK (Fucus Vesiculosis)
BISTORT (Polygonum Bistorta)
BOGBEAN (Menyanthes Trifoliata)
BROOM (Cytisus Scoparius)
"BRYONY, EUROPEAN WHITE (Bryonia Alba)"
BUCHU (Barosma Betulina)
"BUCKTHORN, ALDER (Rhamnus Frangula)"
CAJUPUT (Melaleuca Leucadendron)
CALUMBA (Fateorhiza Calumba)
CABBAGE TREE (Andira Inermis)
CAMPHOR (Cinnamonum Camphora)
CARDAMOM (Elettaria Cardamomum)
CARAWAY (Carum Carvi)
CARROT (Daucus Carota)
CASCARILLA (Croton Eleuteria)
CASTOR OIL PLANT (Ricinus Communis)
"CATECHU, BLACK (Acaia Catehu)"
CAYENNE (Capsicum Minimum)
"CELANDINE, GREATER (Chelidonium Majus)"
CENTAURY (Erythrœa Centaurium)
"CHAMOMILE, COMMON (Anthemis Nobilis)"
"CHESTNUT, HORSE (Æsculus Hippocastanum)"
CINNAMON (Cinnamonum Zeylanicum)
"CINNAMON, WHITE (CANELLA) (Canella Alba)"
CLOVES (Eugenia Caryophyllata)
COFFEE (Coffee Arabica)
COLTSFOOT (Tussilago Farfara)
CONTRAYERVA (Dorstenia Contrayerva)
COPAIBA (Copaifera Langsdorffi)
CORIANDER (Coriandrum Sativum)
COWHAGE (Mucuna Pruriens)
CROTON TREE (Croton Tiglium)
"CROWFOOT, UPRIGHT MEADOW, AND LESSER SPEARWORT (Ranunculus Acris and Rannunculus Flammula)"
CUBEBS (Piper Cubeba)
CUCKOO-PINT (Arum Maculatum)
"CUCUMBER, SQUIRTING (Echallium Elaterium)"
DANDELION (Taraxacum Officinale)
DILL (Peucedanum Graveolens)
"DROPWORT, HEMLOCK WATER (Œnangthe Crocata)"
"DROPWORT, WATER (Œnanthe Phellandrium)"
ELDER (Sambucus Nigra)
ELECAMPANE (Inula Helenium)
FLAX - LINSEED AND MOUNTAIN FLAX (Linum Usitatissimum and Linum Catharticum)
FOXGLOVE (Digitalis Purpurea)
FRANKINCENSE (Boswellia Thurifera)
FUNGI (Agaricus Bulbosus)
FUNGI (Agaricus Semiglobatus)
"FUNGI (Amanita Muscaria, Var.)"
FUNGI (FLY AGARIC) (Amanita Muscaria)
FUNGI - ERGOT OF RYE (Claviceps Purpurea)
GAMBOGE (Garcinia Hanburyii)
GARLIC (Allium Sativum)
GENTIAN (Gentiana Lutea)
GINGER (Zingiber Officinale)
"GRASS, DARNEL (Lolium Temulentum)"
GOLDEN ROD (Solidago Virgaurea)
GUAIACUM (Guaiacum Officinale)
"HELLEBORE, BLACK (Helleborus Niger)"
"HELLEBORE, WHITE (Veratrum Album)"
"HELLEBORE, (BLACK) STINKING (ENGLISH BEARSFOOT) (Helleborus Fœtidus)"
"HELLEBORE, (WHITE) ORIENTAL (Helleborus Orientalis)"
HEMLOCK (Conium Maculatum)
"HEMLOCK, WATER (COWBANE) (Cicuta Virosa)"
HENBANE (Hyoscyamus Niger)
"HOLLY, SEA (Eryngium Campestre)"
"HOREHOUND,WHITE (Marrubium Vulgare)"
HORSERADISH (Cochlearia Armoracia)
"HYSSOP, HEDGE (Gatiola Officinalis)"
IPECACUANHA (Psychotria Ipeacacuanha)
"IRIS, FLORENTINE (Iris Florentina)"
"IVY, POISON (Rhus Toxicodendron)"
JUNIPER (Juniperus Communis)
"KINO, AFRICAN (Pterocarpus Marsupium)"
"LAUREL, CHERRY (Prunus Laurocerasus)"
LAUREL (Laurus Nobilis)
"LAVENDER, SPIKE (Lavandula Spica)"
LEMON (Citrus Limonum)
"LETTUCE, WILD (Lactuca Virosa)"
LIQUORICE (Glycyrrhiza Glabra)
"LOSSESTRIFE, PURPLE (Lythrum Salicaria)"
"MALLOW, MARSH (Althœa Officinalis)"
"MARJORAM, WILD (Origanum Vulgare)"
MASTIC (Pistacia Lentiscus)
"MERCURY, DOGS (Mercurialis Perennis)"
MEZEREON (Daphne Mezereum)
"MINTS (Mentha Viridis, Mentha Pulegium, Mentha Piperita)"
"MOSS, ICELAND (Cetraria Islandica)"
"MUSTARDS, BLACK AND WHITE (Brassica Nigra and Brassica Alba)"
"NIGHTSHADE, DEADLY (BELLADONNA) (Atropa Belladonna)"
"NIGHTSHADE, WOODY (BITTERSWEET) (Solamum Dulcamara)"
NUTMEG (Myristica Fragans)
NUX VOMICA (Strychnos Nux-Vomica)
OAK GALLS (Quercus Infectoria)
OLIVE (Olea Europœa)
"ORANGE, SWEET (Citrus Aurantium)"
OPOPONAX (Opoponax Chironium)
"PARSLEY, FOOLS' (Æthusa Cynapium)"
"PARIS, HERB (Paris Quadrifolia)"
"PEPPER, BLACK (Piper Nigrum)"
"PARADISE, GRAINS OF (HUNGARIAN PEPPER) (Amomum Melegueta)"
PERUVIAN BARK (Cinchona Succirubra)
PELLITORY (Anacyclus Pyrethrum)
"PIMPERNEL, SCARLET (Anagallis Arvensis)"
"PINE, LARCH (Pinus Larix)"
"PINE, WILD (Pinus Sylvestris)"
PINK ROOT (Spigelia Marilandica)
POMEGRANATE (Punica Granatum)
"POPPY, WHITE (Papaver Somniferum)"
QUASSIA (Pecerœna Excelsa)
"RHATANY, PERUVIAN (Krameria Triandra)"
"RHODODENDRON, YELLOW (Rhododendron Chrysanthum)"
"RHUBARB, EAST INDIAN (Rheum Palmatum)"
"RHUBARB, FRENCH (Rheum Palmatum)"
ROSEMARY (Rosmarinus Officinalis)
RUE (Ruta Graveolens)
SAFFRON (Crocus Sativus)
"SAFFRON, MEADOW (Colchicum Autumnale)"
"SARSAPARILLA, JAMAICA (Smilax Ornata)"
SASSAFRAS (Sassafras Officinale)
"SEDGE, SWEET (Acorus Calamus)"
SENNA (Cassia Acutifolia)
SENEGA (Polygala Senega)
SIMARUBA (Simaruba Amara)
SNAKEROOT (Aristolochia Serpentaria)
SPURGE (EUPHORBIUM) (Euphorbia Resinifera)
SQUILL (Urginea Scilla)
STAVESACRE (Delphinium Staphisagria)
STORAX (Liquidambar Orientalis)
TAMARIND (Tamarindus Indica)
TANSY (Tanacetum Vulgare)
"THISTLE, HOLY (Carbenia Benedicta)"
THORNAPPLE (Datura Stramonium)
TOBACCO (Nicotiana Tabacum)
TORMENTIL (Potentilla Tormentilla)
WOOD SORREL (Oxialis Acetosella)
TRAGACANTH (Astragalus Gummifer)
BEARBERRY (UVA-URSI) (Arbutus Uva-Ursi)
"VALERIAN, COMMON (Valerinan Officinalis)"
WILLOW (Salix Russeliana)
WINTERGREEN (Chimophila Unbellata)
WINTER'S BARK (Drimys Winteri)
"WORMSEED, LEVANT, AND LEVANT WORMWOOD (Artemisia Cina and Artemisia Absinthium)"
ZEDOARY (Curcuma Zedoaria)
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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 13, 2001

    STILL a Modern Herbal

    I adore this book, I have owned it since 1993. I have the reissue in paperback in the two separate volumes but the drawings in my set were not reproduced with the clarity I found in the hardbound single volume. Mrs. Grieve has excellent advice on growing every conceivable medicinal or culinary herb, and often reflects on the original climate of the herb to show what time of year one might best plant. She actually gives accounts of full-scale harvesting of mass quantities in some cases as well as how to make a cup of something that will quell the tummy. All herbs are listed alphabetically, but there is no index for ailments, which would be very helpful, but such a monstrous undertaking, I am not about to volunteer. This would be the be all and end all book on herbs if not for that shortcoming. A beginner might want to get the Rodale book on herbs in order to look up which common herb might fit his particular medicinal need, along with this timeless gem.

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