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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An Aztec Herbal: The Classic Codex of 1552

Medicinal Plants of the World. About this book Anthropologists have long known that the Aztecs had a well-developed knowledge of the medicinal uses of plants. Citations are based on reference standards. Ethnobotany of India, Volume 1. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. Benton Richard Fortey View All.

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Written in the mid-sixteenth century, it is America’s earliest medical book. In the Shadow of Slavery. Home About Help Search.

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Other titles from Dover. 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.

An Aztec herbal : the classic codex of 1552

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Linked Data More info about Linked Data. The Illustrated College Herbal. This handsome and inexpensive edition of a herval 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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