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Medicinal Plants (In 2 Volumes)

Robert Bentley (Author) Henry Trimen (Author)
Synopsis Medicinal plants a systematic account of the most important plants used in medicine. Most species have the misfortune to receive more then one name, a result of different views held either as to the limits of genera or of species, as well as of ignorance of the existence of a previous name. The description of the plant, which follows has been given in somewhat full detail, and in strictly scientific but not very technical language, presupposing some knowledge of Botanical Sciences. Plants relating to chemical compositions it has not been deemed necessary, or, infect, coming within the objects of the work, to do more than briefly refer to those constituents in which the properties of the drug reside, or which are regarded as the most important reference should be made to special works on chemistry and meteria medica. Researchers of the Botanical Sciences and pharmaceuticals will find the scientific nomenclature and descriptions useful in their studies.
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About the author

Robert Bentley

Robert Bentley was born at Hitchin on 25 March, 1821. He worked under a druggist named William Maddock, at Tundridge Wells. From there he started studying in Botany. Bentley was one of the first associated of pharmaceuticals society. He matriculated from University of London, and qualified as a member of royal College of surgeons. He was appointed as lecturer on Botany at the London Hospital Medical school and later became professor of Botany at the London institute and at King's college, and professor of Botany and material medica at pharmaceutical Society. For ten years he has edited pharmaceuticals journals and published all his original papers has written many books.

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Title Medicinal Plants (In 2 Volumes)
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2006
Edition 1st ed.
Publisher Ajay Book Service
Language: English
isbn 0187077670