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Title:
An Aztec herbal : the classic codex of 1552
Author:
Cruz, Martín de la.
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Uniform Title:
Libellus de medicinalibus Indorum herbis. English
Publication Information:
Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2000.
Physical Description:
xliv, 144 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
General Note:
Originally published: The De la Cruz-Badiano Aztec herbal of 1552. Baltimore : Maya Society, 1939, in series: Publication / Maya Society ; no. 23.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780486411309
Format :
Book

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Originally written in the Aztec language, this 16th-century codex was the first herbal and medical text compiled in the New World. It contains ancient remedies for myriad ailments -- boils, hair loss, cataracts, insomnia hiccoughs, and gout, to name a few. Analytical Index to Plants. New Introduction. Over 180 black-and-white and 38 colour illustrations.