Title page, vol. 1.

Medical Botany,


Systematic and General Descriptions,


Plates, of all the Medicinal Plants, Indigenous and Exotic,

comprehended in the

Catalogues of the Materia Medica,

as published by the

Royal Colleges of Physicians of London and Edinburgh:

accompanied with a

Circumstantial Detail of their Medicinal Effects,

and of the

Diseases in which they have been most Successfully Employed.

by William Woodville, M. D.

of the Royal College of Physicians, London.

In three volumes.

Vol. I.

Medicus omnium stirpium (si fieri potest) peritiam habeat; sin minus plurium saltem quibus frequenter utimur.
Galen, Lib. de Antidot.

Printed and Sold for the Author, by James Phillips, George Yard, Lombard Street.


To Sir George Baker, Bart., President, the Fellows, and the Licenciates, of the Royal College of Physicians, London:

This first volume of Medical Botany, with their permission, is most respectfully inscribed,
by The Author.

Medical Botany, 1790-1794, was written by William Woodville, M. D., and illustrated by James Sowerby.