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A Medieval Herbal



Caveat: The information that you find here reflects my own interests and studies and should not be construed as medical advice or that of someone who is an expert. I am very much a student.  

Apothecary weights - The signes of the waightes, which the Pothecaries vse now a daies.

~❀~   THL  Lady Bronwyn ni Mhathain  ~❀~
 
Being a general study of the culinary and medicinal uses of  plants, their virtues and temperaments, common names, receipts historic and modern 
A declaration of certaine qualities of seedes, hearbes, floures, rootes, and waters -  Prepositas his practise a vvorke very necessary to be vsed for the better preseruation of the health of man, 1588

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