Herman Boerhaave's Materia medica, or the druggist's guide, and the physician and apothecary's table-book. Being a compleat account of all drugs, In Alphabetical Order. Shewing I. What they are. II. Whence brought. III. Their Description. IV. What Plants, Animals, or Minerals produce them. V. Their Virtues. VI. The Diseases they cure. Vii. The Dose of each. Viii. The Manner in which they are best kept. And IX. How best given. Also The Doses of the more powerful in the principal Compositions; and the Preparations made from them in the Shops. A Work necessary for all Students in Physick and surgery and useful to the most established Practitioners. Transcribed from the Author's Lectures on the Materia Medica, preparatory to those on the Powers of Medicine: and accommodated by the Translator to an English Reader. An Edition of this Work will speedily be published in the Original Latin

Main Author: Boerhaave, Herman
Format: eBook
Published: London printed for the author; and sold by J. Hodges, facing St. Magnus Church, London-Bridge 1755, M.DCC.LV. [1755]
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:Edited and translated by Richard Goade from Boerhaave's 'Libellus de materie medica'. - English Short Title Catalog, N15399. - Reproduction of original from Countway Library of Medicine
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (vii,[1],280p) 12°