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THE COMPLETE HERBALIST (1897)

ByO. Phelps Brown


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Here is theoriginal 1897 Editionof "THE COMPLETE HERBALIST," or, The people their own physicians by the use of nature's remedies : describing the great curative properties found in the herbal kingdom : a new and plain system of hygienic principles : together with comprehensive essays on sexual philosophy, marriage, divorce, etc." by O. Phelps Brown. Published by the author, New Jersey; Illustrated; Hardcover; 504 pgs.; Measures 5" x 8" (20 cm).


Condition is overall GOOD. Binding is straight with all pages present and firmly intact. Hinges have had a previous repair using archival Japanese tissue. Both hinges holding strong. Pages clean and bright with no markings. There is however age toning to the pages, moreso around the edges. Covers are in good condition as shown with light corner bumping and spine edgewear. A good condition example of this classic antique book on 19th century apothecary.

A THOROUGH AND SCARCE PHARMACOLOGICAL REFERENCE


This scarce work on nature's pharmacology is chock full of the great curative properties found in the herbal and plant kingdom. It contains a comprehensive alphabetical list of herbs. Each entry includes:

  • Common and scientific names
  • Medicinal parts
  • A description of each plant
  • The history of each plant
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    It is also packed with medicinal agents, healing recipes and formulas, tinctures, balms and more. You will find natural remedies made from plants for practically any ailment in medicine. The text also presents a new and plain system of hygienic principles together with comprehensive essays on sexual philosophy, marriage, divorce and more. There is even a section on the history of polygamy and the author's viewpoints on the Mormon religion and the (then) acceptance of the practice of polygamy. Interesting book all round!

    This pharaceutical reference would likely have been found in Victorian era homes, doctor's clinics, hospitals, pharmacies and more.


    Below you will find a sampling of contents, book features and a sampling of several of the pictures/pages in the book.


    TABLE OF CONTENTS


    A Brief History Of Medicine


    The Herbal World


    Epitome Of Botany


    Anatomy Of A Plant

    The Root ~ The Stem ~ The Leaf ~ The Flower ~ The Fruit ~The Seed


    Weights And Measures


    HERBAL MATERIA MEDICA



    Acacia Vera (Prunella Vulgaris) ~ Adder’s
    Tongue ~ Agrimony ~ Alder ~ Ale Hoof ~ All Heal ~ Almonds (Amygdalus Communis) ~ Alnus Rubra (Tag Alder) ~ Amaranth (Amaranthus Hypochondriases) ~ Anemone (Anemone Nemorosa) ~ Angelica (Angelica Atropurpurea) ~ Anise (Pimpinella Anisum) ~ Aloes (Aloe Spicata) ~ Asarabacca (Asarum Europaeum) ~ Aya-Pana (Aya-Pana Eupatorium)


    Balm (Melissa Officinalis) ~ Balmony (Chelone Glarra) ~ Barberry (Berberis Vulgaris) ~ Bayberry (Myrica Cerifera) ~ Bearberry (Arctostaphylos Uva-Ursi) ~ Bears Bed (Polytrichium Juniperum) ~ Bead Tree (Melia Azedarach) ~ Belladonna (Atropa Belladonna) ~ Beth-Root (Trillium Pendulum) ~ Birds' Nest (Monotropa Uniflora) ~ Bitter Root (Apocynum Androsaemifolium) ~ Bitter-Sweet (Amara Dulcis, Solanum Dulcamara) ~ Blue Flag (Iris Versicolor) ~ Blue Vervain (Verbena Hastata) ~ Black Cohosh (Cimicifuga Racemosa) ~ Blazing Star (Liatris Squarrosa) ~ Black Root (Leftandeia Virginica) ~ Buchu (Barosma Crenata)


    Cancer Root (Orobanche Virginiana) ~ Cannabis Indica ~ Cassia Marilandica ~ Catechu (Acacia Catechu) ~ Cedron (Simara Cedron) ~ Celandine (Chelidonium Majus) ~ Century Plant (Agave Americana) ~ Chamomile (Anthemis Nobilis) ~ Chickweed (Stellaria Media) ~ Cinchona ~ Cinque-Foil (Potentilla Canadensis) ~ Cleavers (Galium Aparine) ~ Coca (Erithroxylon Coca) ~ Colocynth (Cucumis Colocynthis)... ~ Colt's Foot (Tussilago Farfara) ~ Columbo (Cocculus Palmatus) ~ Comfrey (Symphytum Officinale) ~ Cundurango (Equatoria Garciana) ~ Oopaiba (Copaifera Officinalis) ~ Cranesbill (Geranium Maculatum) ~ Crowfoot (Ranunculus Bulbosus) ~ Cubebs (Piper Cubeba)


    Dandelion (Leontodon Taraxacum) ~ Devil'S Bit (Helonias Diocia) ~ Dock (Rumex Crispus) ~ Dogwood (Cornus Florida)


    Elecampane (Inula Helenium) ~ Ergot (Secale Cornitum) ~ Eye-Bright (Euphrasia Officinalis)


    Ferns (Filices) ~ Male Fern (Aspidium Filix Mas) ~ Fireweed (Erecthites Hieractifolics) ~ Frost-Weed (Helianthemum Canadense) ~ Fumitory (Fumaria Officinalis)


    Gambir Plant (Uncaria Gambir) ~ Gelsemin (Gelseminum Sempervirens) ~ Gentian (Gentiana Lutea) ~ Gillenia (Gillenia Trifoliata) ~ Gossypium Herbaceum ~ Globe Flower (Cephalanthus Occidentalis) ~ Golden Seal (Hydrastis Canadensis) ~ Gold Thread (Coptis Trifolia) ~ Guaiac (Guaiacum Officinale)


    Hazel (Witch) (Hamamelis Verginica) ~ Hellebore (American) (Veratrum Viride) ~ Henbane (Hyoscyamus Niger) ~ Hoarhound (Marrubium Vulgare) ~ House-Leek (Sempervivum Tectorum) ~ Hyssop (Hyssopus Officinalis)


    Iberis Amara ~ Ivy (American) (Ampelopsis Quinquefolia)

    Jalap (Ipomoea Jalapa)

    Juniper (Juniperus Communis)


    Kino (Pterocarpus Marsupium) ~ bark brown, and the inner red, ... ~ Kidney Liver-Leaf (Hepatica Americana) ~ Kousso (Brayera Anthelmintica)


    Ladies' Slipper (Cypripedium Pubescens) ~ Larkspur (Delphinum Consolida) ~ Lavender (Lavandula Vera And Lavandula Spica) ~ Lever Wood (Astrya Virginica) ~ Life-Root (Senecio Aureus) ~ Lily (Meadow) (Lilium Candidum) ~ Lion'S Foot (Nabulus Albus) ~ Lousewort (Gerardia Pedicularia) ~ Lungwort (Pulmonaria Officinalis)


    Mad-Dog Weed (Alisma Plantago) ~ Magnolia (Magnolia Glauca) ~ Mandrake (Podophyllum Peltatum) ~ Matico (Piper Angustifolium) ~ Mechameck (Convolvulus Panduratus) ~ Monkshood (Aconitum Napellus) ~ Moss (Corsican), (Fucus Helminthicorton) Motherwort (Leonurus Cardiaca) ~ Mullein (Verbascum Thapsus) ~ Myrrh (Balsamodendron Myrrha)


    Nettle (Urtica Dioca) ~ Net Leaf Plantain (Goodyera Pubescens) ~ Nightshade (Garden) ~ (Solanum Nigrum) ~ Norway Pine (Abies Excelsa) ~ Nux Vomica (Strychnos Nux Vomica)


    Oak -- White, Red, And Black (Quercus Alba, Rubra, And Tinctoria) ~ Old Man'S Beard (Chionanthus Virginica) ~ Old Field Balsam (Gnaphalium Polycephalum) ~ Opium (Papaver Somniferum)


    Papoose Root (Caulophyllum Thalictroides) ~ Pareira Brava (Cissampelos Paretra) ~ Parsley (Petroselinum Sativum) ~ Partridge Berry (Mitchella Repens) ~ Pennyroyal (Hedeoma Pulegioides) ~ Peony (Paeonia Officinalis) ~ Peruvian Balsam (Myrospermum Peruiferum) ~ Pinkroot (Spigelia Marilandica) ~ Pipsissewa (Chimphila Umbellata) ~ Pleurisy Root (Asclepias Tuberosa) ~ Poke (Phytolacca Decandra) ~ Pomegranate (Punica Granatum) ~ Prickly Ash (Xanthoxylum Fraxineum) ~ Privet (Ligustrum Vulgare)


    Quassia (Picraenia Excelsa) ~ Queen Of The Meadow (Eupatorium Purpureum)


    Ragged Cup (Silphium Perfoliatum) ~ Rattle Bush (Baptisia Tinctoria) ~ Red Raspberry (Rubus Strigosus) ~ Red Root (Ceanothus Americanus) ~ Rhatany (Krameria Triandria) ~ Rheumatism Root (Jeffersonia Diphylla) ~ Rhubary (Rheum Palmatum) ~ Rosemary (Rosmarinus Officinalis) ~ Pyrola (Round-Leaved) ~ (Pyrola Rotundifolia)


    Saffron (Dyers) ~ (Carthamus Tinctorius) ~ Sage (Salvia Officinalis) ~ St. Ignatius' Bean (Ignatius Amara) ~ St. John'S Wort (Hypericum Performatum) ~ Sanicle (Sanicula Marilandica) ~ Sarsaparilla (Smilax Officinalis) ~ Sassafras (Laurus Sassafras) ~ Savory (Summer) ~ (Satureja Hortensis) ~ Scull-Cap (Scutellaria Lateriflora) ~ Seneka (Polygala Senega) ~ Skunk Cabbage (Symplocarpus Foetidus) ~ Soap-Wort (Saponaria Officinalis) ~ Solomon'S Seal (Convallaria Multiflora) ~ Sorrel (Wood) ~ (Oxalis Acetosella) ~ Squirting Cucumber (Momordica Elaterium) ~ Star-Grass (Aletris Farinosa) ~ Stillingia (Stillingia Sylvatica) ~ Stoneroot (Collinsonia Canadensis) ~ Sumach (Rhus Glabrum) ~ Swamp Beggars' Tick (offerens Connata) ~ Sweet Gum (Liquidamear Styraciflua)


    Tacamahac (Populus Balsamifera) ~ Tansy (Tanacetum Vulgare) ~ Thyme (Thymus Vulgaris) ~ Tolu (Myrospermum Toluiferum) ~ Turkey Corn (Corydalis Formosa) ~ Valerian (Valeriana Officinalis)


    Vanilla (Vanilla Aromatica)


    Wafer-Ash (Ptelea Trifoliata) ~ Walnut (White) ~ , (Juglans Cinerea) ~ Water Pepper (Polygonum Punctatum) ~ Wormseed (Chenopodium Anthelminticum) ~ Wormwood (Artemisia Absinthium)


    Yam (Wild) ~ , (Dioscorea Villosa) ~ Yarrow (Achillea Millefolium) ~ Yellow Parilla (Menispermum Canadense)



    Plants, Their Collection And Preservation



    PART II: DISEASES


    Diseases are listed in alphabetical order and include a thorough pregnancy and female issues section as well as how to treat chronic conditions.


    PART III: THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE SEXES


    Anatomy Of The Male Organs

    Semen

    Anatomy Of The Female Organs

    The Internal Organs

    Social Status Of The Organs

    Preservation Of The Health Of The Organs

    Marriage

    Polygamy

    Monogamy

    Marriage Customs

    The Basis Of A Happy Marriage

    Advice To The Children

    Impotence Of The Male

    The Philosophy Of Generation

    Divorce

    Bridal Tours


    POISONS AND THEIR ANTIDOTES


    Arsenic, Acids, Antimony, Bismuth, Copper, Gold, Iodine, Iron, Lead, Mercury, Phosphorous, Silver, Tin, Zinc, Volatile Oils, Alkalies, Prussic Acid, Vegetable Poisons, Opium, Strychnine, Poisonous Fish and Serpents, Poisonous Insects, Spanish Fly, Potato Fly, Tarantula, Scorpion, Hornets, Wasps, Bees, Gnats, Gad-Fly,


    RECIPES APPLICABLE TO MANY DISEASES AND AFFLICTIONS


    Golden Tincture ~ Pulmonary Remedy ~ Liver Cordial ~ Anti-Bilious Pill ~ An Expectorant For Producing Sleep ~ For Sick And Nervous Headache ~ Tonic Tincture ~ Sarsaparilla Syrup ~ Rheumatic Tincture ~ For Bronchitis ~ Compound Spirits Of Lavender ~ Nerve Tonic ~ Stomachic Bitters ~ Fever And Ague ~ Strengthening Plaster ~ Acetic Blood-Root Syrup ~ A Good Emetic ~ Nerve Tonic And Antispasmodic ~ Dysentery Syrup ~ Cough Preparation ~ Pulmonary Syrup ~ Chronic Diseases Of The Mucous Surfaces. ~ Liniment For Chilblains ~ Liniment For Neuralgia, Etc. ~ Sleeplessness ~ Chronic Rheumatism ~Remedy For Bowel Complaint ~ Worm Mixture ~ Painful Menstruation ~ Stomach Pill ~ Bronchial Troches (For Temporary Relief) ~ Diarrhoea ~ Neuralgia ~ Pile Ointment ~ Stomachic Pill ~ Aromatic Bitters (Stimulant) ~ Tonic Tea (Debility) ~ Spiced Bitters (For Weak Patients.) ~ Tonic (For Chlorosis, Or Green Sickness.) ~ Whooping Cough Mixture ~ Tincture For Fever And Ague, Etc. ~ Anti-Spasmodics: Misturra Camphorae (Agua Camphora, U.S.) ~ Moschus. Preputial Secretion Of The Musk Animal. ~ Tonic And Cathartic ~ Discutient Ointment (For Scrofulous And Glandular Tumors.) ~ For Suppression Of Urine In Children ~ Gargles ~ Honey Balsam ~ Anti-Dysentary Cordial ~ For Gravel, Dropsy, Etc. ~ Cough Syrup ~ For Dysmenorrhoea ~ For Diarrhoea ~ Injection ~ For The Blues, Or Low Spirits ~ Skin Diseases With Much Irritation ~ Chilblain Ointment ~ Acidity Of The Stomach ~ Hemorrhoids Piles ~ Sore Throat ~ Injection For Costiveness ~ To Produce Perspiration ~ Poultice For A Fester ~ Cataplasms, Or Poultices ~ Toothache ~ A Fragrant Breath ~ Foot Bath ~ To Improve The Voice ~ Headache - Neuralgic Pains ~ Stings ~ A Stomach AcheFor Fevers And Other Acute Diseases ~ Offensive Breath ~ Antidote For Rattlesnake Poison ~ For Cancer ~ For Hip Disease ~ For Bruises ~ For Diphtheria ~ Gargle For The Elongation Of The Uvula ~ For Bilious Colic ~ To Remove Warts And Corns ~ For The Teeth ~ A Good Medicated Wine ~ Injection For Asiatic Cholera ~ Bleeding At The Nose ~ For Old Ulcers



    HOW TO USE DR. PHELPS BROWNS STANDARD HERBAL REMEDIES


    GLOSSARY


    INDEX

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    A NOTE ABOUT PICTURES:
    The pictures of the covers, title page and frontispiece are all taken from the currant book on sale. The other pictures of photographs or text within the book are taken from a previous sale of mine on . All of the photos shown are also in this book with slight variations in toning, page numbering, etc.


    A NOTE ABOUT PICTURES:


    The pictures of the covers and title page are all taken from the current book on sale. The other pictures of photographs or text within the book are taken from a previous sale of mine on . All of the photos shown are also in this book with some variations in toning, page numbering, etc.


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