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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Remarkable for its scope, detail, careful observation, and accurate description, Atec Aztec Herbal stands as a magnificent example of the impressive medical knowledge of indigenous peoples. The Illustrated College Herbal. Finding libraries that hold this item Materia medica — Early works to You may have already requested this item.

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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. The book was translated into English in by William Gates.


An Aztec herbal : the classic codex of 1552

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This handsome and inexpensive edition of a long-unavailable work promises to engender a clasic appreciation of the skill and inventiveness of Aztec medical practices in particular and of Native American science in general. Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items.

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