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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The book was translated into English in by William Gates.

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The present volume is a painstaking reproduction of an extremely rare illustrated Aztec herbal in the Vatican Library. 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.

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Please enter the message. Please select Ok if yerbal would like to proceed with this request anyway. Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. The manuscript offers a fascinating glimpse into the ways Indians used plants as well as minerals and animal parts to treat a wide range of illnesses, from minor ailments such as dandruff, boils and toothaches to glaucoma, joint disease, angina, intestinal parasites and other health problems.

Over black-and-white figures of the plants augment the text, along with 38 full color illustrations made specially for the Gates edition. Your request to send this item has been completed. On Growth and Form: The Microscope and How to Use it.

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