A Modern Herbal, Vol. I A-H
By Mrs. M. Grieve

Paperback. 512 pages.

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Volume 1 of the fullest, most exact, most useful compilation of herbal material. Gigantic alphabetical encyclopedia, from aconite to zedoary, gives botanical information, medical properties, folklore, economic uses, much else. Indispensable to serious reader. "There is not one page of this enchanting book which does not contain something to interest." -- "Spectator." Total in set: 161 illustrations.

Table of Contents
ACONITE (Aconitum Napellus)
ALOE (Aloe Vulgaris)
ALMOND (Amygdalus Communis)
ANISE (Pimpinella Anisum)
ANGELICA (Angelica Archangelica)
"APPLE, BITTER (COLOCYNTH) (Citrullus Colocynthis)"
"ANGOSTRUA, TRUE (Cusparia Febrifuga)"
ARNICA (Arnica Montana)
"ARRACH, STINKING (Chenopodium Olidum)"
"ASAFETIDA, PERSIAN (Ferula Persica)"
ASARABACCA (Asarum Europoeum)
AVENS (Geum Urbanum)
BALSAM OF GILEAD (Commiphora Opobalsamum)
BALSAM OF PERU (Myroxlon Pereiroe)
BENZOIN (Styrax Benzoin)
"BINDWEED, SYRIAN (SCAMMONY) (Convolvulus Scammonia)"
"BINDWEED, GREATER (CONVOLVULUS) (Convolvulus Sepium)"
"BINDWEED, JALAP (Convolvulus Falapa)"
BLADDERWRACK (Fucus Vesiculosis)
BISTORT (Polygonum Bistorta)
BOGBEAN (Menyanthes Trifoliata)
BROOM (Cytisus Scoparius)
"BRYONY, EUROPEAN WHITE (Bryonia Alba)"
BUCHU (Barosma Betulina)
"BUCKTHORN, ALDER (Rhamnus Frangula)"
CAJUPUT (Melaleuca Leucadendron)
CALUMBA (Fateorhiza Calumba)
CABBAGE TREE (Andira Inermis)
CAMPHOR (Cinnamonum Camphora)
CARDAMOM (Elettaria Cardamomum)
CARAWAY (Carum Carvi)
CARROT (Daucus Carota)
CASCARILLA (Croton Eleuteria)
CASTOR OIL PLANT (Ricinus Communis)
"CATECHU, BLACK (Acaia Catehu)"
CAYENNE (Capsicum Minimum)
"CELANDINE, GREATER (Chelidonium Majus)"
CENTAURY (Erythroea Centaurium)
"CHAMOMILE, COMMON (Anthemis Nobilis)"
"CHESTNUT, HORSE (AEsculus Hippocastanum)"
CINNAMON (Cinnamonum Zeylanicum)
"CINNAMON, WHITE (CANELLA) (Canella Alba)"
CLOVES (Eugenia Caryophyllata)
COFFEE (Coffee Arabica)
COLTSFOOT (Tussilago Farfara)
CONTRAYERVA (Dorstenia Contrayerva)
COPAIBA (Copaifera Langsdorffi)
CORIANDER (Coriandrum Sativum)
COWHAGE (Mucuna Pruriens)
CROTON TREE (Croton Tiglium)
"CROWFOOT, UPRIGHT MEADOW, AND LESSER SPEARWORT (Ranunculus Acris and Rannunculus Flammula)"
CUBEBS (Piper Cubeba)
CUCKOO-PINT (Arum Maculatum)
"CUCUMBER, SQUIRTING (Echallium Elaterium)"
DANDELION (Taraxacum Officinale)
DILL (Peucedanum Graveolens)
"DROPWORT, HEMLOCK WATER (OEnangthe Crocata)"
"DROPWORT, WATER (OEnanthe Phellandrium)"
ELDER (Sambucus Nigra)
ELECAMPANE (Inula Helenium)
FLAX - LINSEED AND MOUNTAIN FLAX (Linum Usitatissimum and Linum Catharticum)
FOXGLOVE (Digitalis Purpurea)
FRANKINCENSE (Boswellia Thurifera)
FUNGI (Agaricus Bulbosus)
FUNGI (Agaricus Semiglobatus)
"FUNGI (Amanita Muscaria, Var.)"
FUNGI (FLY AGARIC) (Amanita Muscaria)
FUNGI - ERGOT OF RYE (Claviceps Purpurea)
GAMBOGE (Garcinia Hanburyii)
GARLIC (Allium Sativum)
GENTIAN (Gentiana Lutea)
GINGER (Zingiber Officinale)
"GRASS, DARNEL (Lolium Temulentum)"
GOLDEN ROD (Solidago Virgaurea)
GUAIACUM (Guaiacum Officinale)
"HELLEBORE, BLACK (Helleborus Niger)"
"HELLEBORE, WHITE (Veratrum Album)"
"HELLEBORE, (BLACK) STINKING (ENGLISH BEARSFOOT) (Helleborus Foetidus)"
"HELLEBORE, (WHITE) ORIENTAL (Helleborus Orientalis)"
HEMLOCK (Conium Maculatum)
"HEMLOCK, WATER (COWBANE) (Cicuta Virosa)"
HENBANE (Hyoscyamus Niger)
"HOLLY, SEA (Eryngium Campestre)"
"HOREHOUND, WHITE (Marrubium Vulgare)"
HORSERADISH (Cochlearia Armoracia)
"HYSSOP, HEDGE (Gatiola Officinalis)"

Author Bio
Hilda Leyel -- Mrs. C. F. Leyel -- was a leading expert on herbalism, a fellow of the Royal Institute, and an officer of l'Academie Francaise.

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