Culpepers Complete Herbal



Culpepers Complete Herbal The Definitive Book On Early English Herbalism In Cookery And Medicine.


About the Author: Nicholas Culpeper

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10 thoughts on “Culpepers Complete Herbal

  1. says:

    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 si...

  2. says:

    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 f...

  3. says:

    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 ar 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 fin...

  4. says:

    Interesting as a historical resource but the medicinal information is out dated and unreliable.

  5. says:

    Absolutely brilliant Highly recommended.

  6. says:

    Very much a specialty item, which makes it hard to review Culpeper discusses the virtues of various plants, and their names Christ s Eye, Clown s Woodword, Dead Nettle, the Melancholy Thistle and Piss a Bed among them and healing properties, while emphasizing that he s r...

  7. says:

    Good starting off point for the budding herbalist interested in historical reference archaic language and misguided direction such as a French physician called Hilarius once told that an acquaintance of his had smelled basil and as a result a ...

  8. says:

    A good read for anyone who wants to understand the history of the medical field in England Europe While many uses of herbs are no longer supported, it does help to understand where we have the ideas of what herbs do in a written form Culpepper is one of the...

  9. says:

    The original and best reference book for anyone interested in herbal remedies was written in the mid C17th by Nicholas Culpeper He also wrote several other books for medical practitioners, and together they give a good insight into treatments of the time.

  10. says:

    A lot of info is not trustworthy, names were based on looks, nothing , and there was also mixing of what the herbs actually did according to certain authorities , i.e apothecaries, natives, etc it s unreliable and ill informed.

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