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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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 E-mail Address es field is required. The E-mail message field is cassic.

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Additional supplements include an introduction to the Mexican botanical system, an analytical index of the plants, and a new Introduction by anthropologist Bruce Byland of the City University of New York. WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. Please enter your name. Fun with Bugs Stencils.

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The Complete Revised Edition. Remarkable for its scope, detail, careful observation, and accurate description, An Aztec Herbal stands as a magnificent example of the impressive medical knowledge of indigenous peoples.

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