The useful family-herbal; or, an account of all those English plants which are remarkable for their virtues and of the drugs which are produced by vegetables of other countries; with their Descriptions and their Uses, as proved by Experience. Illustrated with figures of the most useful English plants. With an introduction; Containing, I. Directions for the gathering and preserving Roots, Herbs, Flowers, and Seeds. II. The various Methods of preparing these Simples for present Use. III. Receipts for making from them distilled Waters, Conserves, Syrups, and other Forms proper to be in Readiness, and for keeping all the Year. IV. The Ways of making up Electuaries, ..., Draughts; and the other common Forms of Remedies; together with Cautions in the giving them. An d an appendix; Containing a Proposal for the farther seeking into the Virtues of English Herbs, and the Manner of doing it with Ease and Safety. The Whole intended for the Use of Families, and for the Instruction of those who are desirous of relieving the distressed Sick. By Sir John Hill, M.D. Fellow of the Royal Academy of Sciences at Bourdeaux

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Hill, John
Format: eBook
Published: London printed for A. Millar, W. Law, and R. Cater; and for Wilson and Spence, York 1789, M,DCC,LXXXIX. [1789]
Edition:A new edition, corrected
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, N36077. - Price from imprint: price Six Shillings. - Reproduction of original from John Rylands University Library of Manchester
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (xv,[1],400p., VIII plates) 8°