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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 present volume is a painstaking reproduction of an extremely rare illustrated Aztec herbal in the Vatican Library.

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Written in the mid-sixteenth 15552, it is America’s earliest medical book. 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 codexx dandruff, boils and toothaches to glaucoma, joint disease, angina, intestinal parasites and other health problems.

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