Originally written in the Aztec language, Nahuatl, in , this classic codex was the first herbal and medical text compiled in the New World. The author of this. Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. Get this from a library! An Aztec herbal: the classic codex of [Martín de la Cruz; William Gates].

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This handsome and inexpensive edition of a long-unavailable work promises to engender a new appreciation of the skill and inventiveness of Aztec medical practices in particular and of Native American science in general.

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The present volume is a painstaking reproduction of an extremely rare illustrated Aztec herbal in the Vatican Library. The Herbal or General History of Plants.

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In these pages are centuries-old Aztec remedies for boils, hair loss, cataracts, insomnia, sore throats, hiccups, gout, lesions, wounds, joint diseases, tumors, and scores of other ailments. Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. Fun with Bugs Stencils.