Materia Medica Mexicana, by Fernando Altamirano

Materia Medica Mexicana, by Fernando Altamirano

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First published in 1904, “Materia Medica Mexicana” is a comprehensive guide to the medicinal plants and herbs to be found in Mexico. For each herb treated there is given information relating to its various names, its habitat, its appearance and characteristics, its chemical composition, and more. This volume will appeal to those with an interest in botany and medicine, and it would make for a fantastic addition to allied collections. Contents include: “Artemisa Mexicana”, “Casimiroa Edulis”, “Chenopodium Foetidum”, “Heterotheca Induloides”, “Loeselia Coccinea”, “Prunus Capuli”, “Peperomia Umbilicata”, “Argemona Mexicana”, “Llora Sangre”, “Matarique”, “Tlacoxiloxchitl”, “Yerba del Pollo”, “Simonillo”, “Tlalocopetate”, “Pipitzahoac”, “Panete”, “Contrayerba”, etc.