An Aztec Herbal: The Classic Codex of 1552

An Aztec Herbal: The Classic Codex of 1552

by William Gates, Martin De Cruz
     
 

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Originally written in the Aztec language, this 16th-century codex was the first herbal and medical text compiled in the New World. It contains ancient remedies for myriad ailments — boils, hair loss, cataracts, insomnia hiccoughs, and gout, to name a few. Analytical Index to Plants. New Introduction. Over 180 black-and-white and 38 color illustrations.

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Originally written in the Aztec language, this 16th-century codex was the first herbal and medical text compiled in the New World. It contains ancient remedies for myriad ailments — boils, hair loss, cataracts, insomnia hiccoughs, and gout, to name a few. Analytical Index to Plants. New Introduction. Over 180 black-and-white and 38 color illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486411309
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
05/31/2000
Series:
Native American Series
Edition description:
Unabridged
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
271,671
Product dimensions:
5.69(w) x 8.22(h) x 0.49(d)

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