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Medical Flora;

or,

Manual

of the

Medical Botany

of the

United States

of

North America.

containing
a selection of above 100 figures and descriptions of medical plants, with their names, qualities, properties, history, &c.; and notes or remarks on nearly 500 equivalent substitutes.
IN TWO VOLUMES.


Volume the first,


With 52 plates.

Medical Plants are compound Medicines prepared by the hands of Nature, &c.—Med. Princ. 31


By C. S. Rafinesque, A. M., Ph.D.

Ex-Prof. of Botany, Natural History, &c. in Transylv. University of Lexington, the Franklin Institute of Philadelphia, &amp:c.
Member of the Medical Societies of Cincinnati and Lexington—the Philos. Soc. and Lyceum of New York—the Acad. of Nat. Sc. of Philadelphia—the Amer. Antiq. Society—the Kentucky Institute—the Linnean Soc. of Paris—the Imp. Nat. Cur. Soc. of Bonn—the Imp. Economical Soc. of Vienna—the R. Italian Inst.—the R. Inst. of Nat. Sc. of Naples, &amp-c. &amp-c.


Philadelphia:
Printed and published by Atkinson & Alexander,
No. 112 Chesnut Street,


1828


Eastern District of Pennsylvania, to wit:

BE IT REMEMBERED, that on the eleventh day of January, in the fifty-second year of the Independence of the United States of America, A. D. 1828, Atkinson and Alexander of the said District, have deposited in this office the Title of a Book the right whereof they claim as Proprietors, in the words following, to wit:

Medical Flora; or, Manual of the Medical Botany of the United States of America. Containing a selection of above one hundred figures and descriptions of medical plants, with their names, qualities, properties, history, &c.: and notes or remarks on nearly five hundred equivalent substitutes.—In two volumes.

Volume the first, A—H. with fifty-two Plates.

Medical Plants are compound medicines prepared by the hands of Nature, &c. Med. Princ. 31.

By C. S. Rafinesque, A. M.—Ph. D. Ex-Prof. of Botany, Natural History, &c. in Transylv. University of Lexington, the Franklin Institute of Philadelphia, &c. Member of the Medical Societies of Cincinnati and Lexington—the Philos. Soc. and Lyceum of New York—the Acad, of Nat. Sc. of Philadelphia—the Amer. Antiq. Society—the Kentucky Institute—the Linnean Soc. of Paris—the Imp. Nat. Cur. Soc. of Bonn.— the Imp. Economical Soc. of Vienna—the R. Italian Inst.—the R. Inst. of Nat. Sc. of Naples, &c. &c.

In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States, entitled, "An Act for the Encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the Authors and Proprietors of such Copies, during the times therein mentioned"—And Also to the Act, entitled, "An Act supplementary to an Act, entitled, "An Act for the Encouragement of Learning, by securing the Copies of Maps. Charts and Books, to the Authors and Proprietors of such Copies during the times therein mentioned," and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints."

D. CALDWELL,
Clerk of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.


To
DR. TORREY,
Professor of Chemistry and Botany, in the Medical School of the University of New-York:

DR. SHORT,
Profestor of Materia Medica and Medical Botany, in the Med. School of Transylvania University, in Lexington, Kentucky: and
STEPHEN ELLIOTT, ESQ.
Professor of Botany, &c. in the Medical School of Charleston, in South Carolina:

THESE PAGES,
AND FIGURES OF MEDICAL PLANTS,
ARE DEDICATED,
in token of
Friendship, Esteem and Respect,
by their friend
The Author,
C. S. R.


Medical Flora, or Manual of the Medical Botany of the United States of North America, 1828, was written by C. S. Rafinesque.



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