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An Investigation into the Remarkable Medicinal Effects resulting from the External Application of Veratria

by TURNBULL (Alexander)

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London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman, Adam Black, Edinburgh, 1834. First edition, 8vo (230 x 145), [8], 96pp., half-title, original boards, uncut, printed paper label, spine chipped. Veratria is a poisonous vegetable alkaloid or mixture of alkaloids, obtained especially from various species of veratrum, particularly the white hellebore. It was used as an ointment for the relief of neuralgia, rheumatism, as discussed in this work. Turnbull also investigates its effects on "Affection of the Heart", paralysis, dropsy and gout. Provenance: Bristol Infirmary stamp on blank margin of title and half-title.


  • Bookseller: Forest Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 35576
  • Title: An Investigation into the Remarkable Medicinal Effects resulting from the External Application of Veratria
  • Author: TURNBULL (Alexander)
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman, Adam Black, Edinburgh, 1834
  • Bookseller catalogs: MEDICINE;


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