Culpeper’s Complete Herbal

Culpeper’s Complete HerbalGood starting off point for the budding herbalist interested in historical reference archaic language and misguided direction such as" a French physician called Hilarius once told that an acquaintance of his had smelled basil and as a result a scorpion grew in his brain..." and “Mizaldus affirms, that being laid to rot in horse dung, it will breed venomous beasts.”
Covers most useful common plants, has a some recipes.

As the name suggests this is a gorgeously illustrated Herbal. I bought this book more as an aid to plant identification in the UK though Culpeper’s observations and herbal practice makes interesting reading. However I would not recommend this book as a resource but it makes a beautiful companion to other more in depth herbal resources and for those interested in the great sixteenth century herbalist and the medicinal values he placed on his herbs. Amazing Book, Culpeper’s Complete Herbal Author Nicholas Culpeper This Is Very Good And Becomes The Main Topic To Read, The Readers Are Very Takjup And Always Take Inspiration From The Contents Of The Book Culpeper’s Complete Herbal, Essay By Nicholas Culpeper. Is Now On Our Website And You Can Download It By Register What Are You Waiting For? Please Read And Make A Refission For You A truly remarkable book I have a PDF copy of 'Culpeper's Complete Herbal' from 1800 with its old fashioned English. No illustrations but a fascinating book none the less. One which encouraged me to seek out a modern day version and I was lucky enough to find this hardback copy from 1983 with it's beautiful illustrations.

It contains some of the original text of Nicholas Culpeper along with his ideas of astrology being of great influence in herbal medicine. The illustrations by Michael Stringer are pretty and David Potterton has done a great job of editing and adding in the use of the plant in today's culture.

I've been using it as a research book but makes for fantastic reading. Well worth checking out if you have an interest in plants and a history of their use in early medicine. Beautiful botanical illustrations, humorous to see the “old fashioned” uses. Not beneficial as a modern/North American guide, but entertaining nonetheless. Interesting as a historical resource but the medicinal information is outdated and unreliable. It was a good book, but it is highly dated. I got my copy from a secondchance bookstore and I have referenced it for different things. Classic, historical and still useful after so many centuriesthe man who started it alla must have for any serious herbalist. Due to the nature of Nicholas Culpepper's language/the era it was written, sometimes the information may seem sketchy to the untrained eye, but I own two copies of this book & my mother has owned a copy since I was very young (if not before I was born) and I swear by it or any information about healing attributes of herbs, vegetables and other things grown in uk hedgerows that have been long forgotten. Brilliant stuff :) While this is an abridged version of Culpeper's original, it's very helpful to have large illustrations and updated information on each plant. However, for the full effect of the herbal lore, you'd probably want to go to the original source (many free versions available online). There is also not much information in here for practical use, though there are lists at the end that could be a good starting point for research. I am glad to see that Potterton recommends that the reader seek help from professional herbalists instead of experimenting on their own.

Nicholas Culpeper was an English botanist, herbalist, physician, and astrologer. His published books include The English Physician (1652) and the Complete Herbal (1653), which contain a rich store of pharmaceutical and herbal knowledge, and Astrological Judgement of Diseases from the Decumbiture of the Sick (1655), which is one of the most detailed documents we have on the practice of medical astr

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    Covers most useful common plants, has a some recipes.

    As the name suggests this is a gorgeously illustrated Herbal. I bought this book more as an aid to plant identification in the UK though Culpeper’s observations and herbal practice makes interesting reading. However I would not recommend this book as a resource but it makes a beautiful companion to other more in depth herbal resources and for those interested in the great sixteenth century herbalist and the medicinal values he placed on his herbs. Amazing Book, Culpeper’s Complete Herbal Author Nicholas Culpeper This Is Very Good And Becomes The Main Topic To Read, The Readers Are Very Takjup And Always Take Inspiration From The Contents Of The Book Culpeper’s Complete Herbal, Essay By Nicholas Culpeper. Is Now On Our Website And You Can Download It By Register What Are You Waiting For? Please Read And Make A Refission For You A truly remarkable book I have a PDF copy of 'Culpeper's Complete Herbal' from 1800 with its old fashioned English. No illustrations but a fascinating book none the less. One which encouraged me to seek out a modern day version and I was lucky enough to find this hardback copy from 1983 with it's beautiful illustrations.

    It contains some of the original text of Nicholas Culpeper along with his ideas of astrology being of great influence in herbal medicine. The illustrations by Michael Stringer are pretty and David Potterton has done a great job of editing and adding in the use of the plant in today's culture.

    I've been using it as a research book but makes for fantastic reading. Well worth checking out if you have an interest in plants and a history of their use in early medicine. Beautiful botanical illustrations, humorous to see the “old fashioned” uses. Not beneficial as a modern/North American guide, but entertaining nonetheless. Interesting as a historical resource but the medicinal information is outdated and unreliable. It was a good book, but it is highly dated. I got my copy from a secondchance bookstore and I have referenced it for different things. Classic, historical and still useful after so many centuriesthe man who started it alla must have for any serious herbalist. Due to the nature of Nicholas Culpepper's language/the era it was written, sometimes the information may seem sketchy to the untrained eye, but I own two copies of this book & my mother has owned a copy since I was very young (if not before I was born) and I swear by it or any information about healing attributes of herbs, vegetables and other things grown in uk hedgerows that have been long forgotten. Brilliant stuff :) While this is an abridged version of Culpeper's original, it's very helpful to have large illustrations and updated information on each plant. However, for the full effect of the herbal lore, you'd probably want to go to the original source (many free versions available online). There is also not much information in here for practical use, though there are lists at the end that could be a good starting point for research. I am glad to see that Potterton recommends that the reader seek help from professional herbalists instead of experimenting on their own. "/>
  • Paperback
  • 608 pages
  • Culpeper’s Complete Herbal
  • Nicholas Culpeper
  • English
  • 08 October 2017
  • 9781840223453

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