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Herbal Plants Pictures, Containing five hundred herbal plants pictures of the most useful plants, which are used

 

 

A

Curious Herbal,

Containing

five hundred cuts

of the most useful plants,

which are now used in the practice of

physick.

 

 

by Elizabeth Blackwell

 

Engraved on folio copper plates

after drawings taken from

the life.

To which is added

a short description of ye plants

and

their common uses in physick.

 

 

Acacia

Acacia

Adders tongue, Ophioglossum

Agrimony, Agrimonia, Eupatorium gręcorum

Agnus castus, or the chaste tree, Vitex, or agnus castus

Alexanders, Smyrnium

Alkanet, Anchusa

Almond tree, Amygdalus

Angelica

Anise, Anisum

Apple tree or pearmain, Malus sativa

Apricot, Apricock, Armeniaca

Artichoke, Cinara

Arrach, Atriplex

Asarabacca, Asarum

Asparagus, Sparagus

Ash colourd lierwort, Lichen cinereus

Ash, Frzxinus

Avens or herb-bennet, Caryophyllata

Balm, Melissophyllum

Barberry bush, Berberis oxyacantha

Barley, Hordeum

Basil, Basilicon or ocimum

Bastard acorus, Acorus adulterinus

Bay of alexandria, Laurus alexandrina

Bay Tree, Laurus

Bears breech, or brank ursin, Acanthvs, branca ursina

Bears foot, Helleboraster

Ben nut or oily acorn, Belanus myrepsica

Betony, Betonica

Bill berry, Vaccinia

Birch, Betula

Bishop's weed, Ammi vulgare

Bistort or snakeweed, Bistorta

Bitter and sweet costus, Costus amarus et dulcis

Black alder, Alnus nigra

Black berry bush, Rubus

Black briony, Bryonia nigra

Black cherry, Cerasus nigra

Black coral, Corallium nigrum

Black maiden hair, Adianthum nigrum

Black masterwort, Astrantia nigra

Black or stinking horehound, Marrubium nigrum, ballote

Black pepper, Piper nigrum

Black poplar, Populus nigra

Black poppy, Papaver nigrum

Bloodwort, Lapathum sanguineum

Bohea or peco tea, Thea frutex bontii chaa

Bog bean, Trifolium palustre

Borrage, Borago

Box tree, Buxus

Buck's horn plantain, Coronopus

Buckshorn or swines cresses, Coronopus ruellū

Buckthorn, Rhamnus catharticus, spina cervina

Bugle, Bugula, consolida media

Bugloss, Buglossum

Burnet, Pimpinella

Burnet saxifrage, Pimpinella saxifraga

Butterbur, Petasites

Broad leaved lavender, Spica latifolia

Brook lime, Anagallis aquatica, becabunga

Broom, Genista

Bryong, Bryonia alba, vitis alba

Calamus, true acorus, Acorus verus

Camphire tree, Camphora

Caper, Capparis

Carduus or the blessed thistle, Carduus benedictus

Carob tree, Carole or siliqua

Cassia fistula, Cassia fistularis

Chamomile, Chamaemelum

Chestnut, Chesnut, Castanea

Chervil, Chaerefolium

Chickweed, Alsine

China root, China

Cinnamon tree, Cinamomum

Cinquefoil, Pentaphyllum

Citron tree, Citria malus

Clove, Caryophyllus aromaticus

Clove July-flowers, Caryophyllus ruber

Clown's-allhead, Panax coloni

Coco nut tree, Cacao and cacavate

Coffee

Coloquintida, Colocynthis

Colt's-foot or foles-foot, Tussilago or farfara

Columbine, Aquilegia

Comfrey, Symphytum and consolida major

Common aloes, Aloe vulgaris

Common calamint of the shops, Calamentha officinalis

Common service tree, Sorbus torminalis

Coriander, Coriandrum

Cornel tree, Cornus-mas

Cork tree, Suber

Costmary or alecoast, Balsamita mas or costus hortorum

Cotton, Bombax

Cowslip or paigle, Paralysis

Cress, garden cress, Nasturtium

Cron foot, Ranunculus

Cross-wort, Cruciata

Cyclamen-leaved asarum, Asarum cyclaminis folio

Damask rose, Rosa damascena

Damson tree, Prunus damascena

Dandelion - Dens leoni

Daucus of creet, Daucus creticus

Dead nettle, White archangel, Lamium album, urtica mortua

Dead or spotted arsmart, Persicaria maculata or maculosa

Deadly carrot, Thapsia

Devil's bit, or smooth succisa, Morsus diaboli and succisa

Distaff thistle, Atractylis

Dittander or pepperwort, Lepidium and peperitis

Dittany of creet, Dictamnus creticus

Doves foot, crane's bill, Geranium columbinum, pes columbinus

Ducks meat, Lens palustris

Dragon tree, Draco arbor

Dragons, Dracontium

Dropwort, Filipendula

Dwarf elder, Ebulus

East India tamarind, Tamarindus indica orientalis

English maiden hair, Trichomanes

Endive, Endivia

English mercury, Mercurialis

Eupatorium of avicenna, Eupatorium avicenas

Euphorbium

Eye bright, Euphragia

Elecampane, Helenium

Elder, Sambucus

Eryngo, Eryngium

Fava, Bean

Featherfen, Matricaria

Emblick, myrobalan, Myrobalanus, emblica

Fennel, Foeniculum

Fenugreek, Foenum graecum

Fig tree, Ficus

Flax, Linum

Flea-bane, Conysa and pulicaria

Fleawort, Psyllium

Flixweed, Sophia chirurgorum

Flower gentle, Amaranthus

Fluellin or female speedwell, Elatine or veronica foemina

Female fearn or brakes, Filix foemina

Female hemp, Cannabis foemina

Female pimpernell, Anagallis terrestris foemina

Female piony, Paeonia faemina

Female satyrium, Satyrium foemina

Fox glove, Digitalis

French sorrel, Acetosa romana

Fumitory, Fumaria

French Mercury

Garden chicory, succory, Cichorium sativum or seris

Garden cucumber, Cucumis sativus

Garden flower-de-luce, Iris nostras hortensis

Garden parsley, Apium hortense or petroselinum

Garden radish, Raphanus hortensis

Garden spurge or lathyris, Cataputia minor and lathyris

Garden uary, Horminum hortense sclarea

Geeping birthwort, Aristolochia clematitis

German amomum, Amomum vulgare

Goats-rue, Galega or ruta capraria

Goats-thorn, Tragacantha

Golden maiden hair, Polytrichum aureum

Golden rod, Virga aurea

Golden starwort, Aster atticus luteus

Goldy locks, Stoecas citrina

Gombooge tree, Coddam-pulli and carcapuli

Gooseberry, Grossularia

Great bindweed, Convolvulus major albus, smilax laevis

Great blew-bottle, Cyanus major

Great burdock, Bardana major, lappa major

Great celandine or yellow-horn poppy, Chelidonium majus

Great centory, Centaurium majus, or magnum

Great figwort, Scrophularia major

Great spurge or palma christi, Cataputia major and ricinus

Great water dock, Lapathum aquaticum

Great wolf's-bane or leopard's-bane, Doronicum romanorum

Greater and lesser, cardamoms and grains of paradise

Green tea, Thea and thea sinensis

Gromill, Lithospermum

Groudsel, Erigeron, senecio

Ground ivy or alehoof, Hedera terrestris

Guinea pepper, Piper indicum

Haresfoot, Lagopus

Hart's tongue, Lingua cervina, and phyllitis

Hawthorn, Spina alba

Heart's ease, pansies, Viola tricola

Hercules's allheal, Panax herculeum

Herb robert, Geranium robertianum

Hedge hyssop, Gratiola

Hedge mustard, Erysimum

Hedge nettle, Galiopsis

Hemlock, Cicuta

Herb Paris, Herba Paris

Hans sloan's long pepper, long pepper of the shops, Piper longum

Hart's penny royal, Pulegium cervinum

Hazel nut, Corylus

Holly-tree, Aquifolium

Hollyhocks, Malva arborea

Honey suckle, wood bind, Periclymenum, caprisolium matrisilva

Hounds-tongue, Cynoglossum

Horse mint, Menthastrum

Horse radish, Raphanus sylvestris

Horse tongue or double tongue, Hippoglossum bislingua

Horsetail, Cauda equina

Hyacinth or Hare bells, Hyacinthus

Hyssop, Hussopus

Indian apples, Jujuba indica

India berry tree, Natsjatam

Indian nut, Areca

Ivy tree, Hedera arborea

Jallap, Jalapium

Jamaica pepper, Piper Jamaicense

Jasmine, Jasminum

Jew's ears, Auricula judae

Juniper tree, Juniperus

Kneeholm or butcher's broom, Bruscus or ruscus

Knot grass, Polygonum

Ladies bedstran, Gallium

Ladies mantle, Alchimilla

Ladies smock, Cardamine

Ladies thistle, Carduus mariae

Larch tree, Larix

Lark spur, Consolida regalis, delphinium

Lavender cotton, Abrotanum foemina

Lavender, Lavendula

Leek, Porrum

Lemon tree, Limonia malus

Lesser burdock, Xanthium

Lesser centory, Centaurium minus

Lesser house leek, Sedum minus

Lesser valerian, Valeriana minor

Lettice, Lactuca

Lillies of the valley, Lilium convallium

Lignum vitae of Jamaica, lignum vitae of Brasil, Guajacum

Linden flower, lime tree, Tilia

Liquid amber, Liquidamber

Liquorice, Glycyrrhiza

Logwood, Lignum campechianum

Long birthwort, Aristolochia longa

Long cyperus, Cyperus longus

Loosestrife, Lysimachia

Lovage, Levisticum

Love apple, Amoris pomum

Lupin, Lupinus

Macedonian parsley, Petroselinum macedonicum

Madder, Rubia tinctorum

Magellanic bay-like tree, or winter's bark, Cortex winteranus

Malabar or java cinamon, Cassia lignea

Male cypress tree, Cupressus mas

Male fearn, Filix mas

Male fir, or silver fir, Abies mas

Male-peony, Paeonia mas

Male satyrion, Satyrium mas

Male speedwell, Veronica mas

Mallow, Malva

Mandrake, Mandragora

Manur'd service tree, Sorbus sativa

March violet, Viola martia

Marsh crow-foot, Ranunculus palustris

Marshmallows, Althaea, bismalva, Ibiscus

Marum, Marum seryacum

Mary golds, Calendula

Mastich or lentisk tree, Lentiscus

Master-wort, Imperatoria

Mastich time or herb mastich, Marum vulgare

May-weed or faetid camomile, Cotula faetida

Meadow sweet, Ulmaria

Medlar tree, Mespilus

Melilot, Melilotus

Melon, Melo

Mint, Mentha

Mirtle-tree, Myrtus-botica sylvestris

Mistletoe, Viscum or viscus quercinus

Mithridate mustard, Thlaspi vulgare

Moonwort, Lunaria

Mother of thyme, Serpyllum

Motherwort or marrubium, Cardiaca

Mountain calamint, Calamentha montana

Mouse ear, Pilosella

Mouse leek, Sedum majus

Mugwort, Artemisia

Mulberry tree, Morus - nigra vulgaris

Mullein, hig taper, Verbascum, Tapsus barbatus

Musk crane's bill, Geranium moschatum

Mustard, Sinapi

Myrobalans, Myrobalani

Night-shade, Solanum hortense

Navelwort, Cotyledon

Nep or catmint, Nepeta vel mentha cataria

Noble liverwort, Hepatica nobilis

Nutmeg, Nux moschata

Nux vomica of the shops, Nux vomica in officinis

Oak of gerusalem, Botrys

Oak, Quercus

Oats, Avena

Oily-palm tree, Palma oleosa

Olive tree, Olea, or olea sativa

Orange tree, Aurantia

Orpine, or live-long, Crassula or falaria

Orris, Jris florentina

Osmond royal, Filix florida

Ox eye, Buphthalmum

Ox eye daisy, Bellis major

Palmor dale tree, Dactilus or palma

Parsnep, Pastinaca

Patience, Lapathum sativum et patientia

Peach tree, Persica malus

Peas, Pisum

Pear tree, Pyrus

Pellitory of Spain, Pyrethrum

Pellitory of the wall, Parietaria, helxine

Penny royal, Pulegium

Pepper mint, Mentha piperis sapove

Periwinkle, Vinca pervinca, daphnoides

Pile-wort, Chelidonium minus

Pimpernell, Anagallis terrestris mas

Pine tree, or manur'd pine, Pinus, or pinus sativa

Pistachio, Pistachia

Pitch tree, Picea

Plantain, Plantago, septinervia

Plantain, Narrow leaved, ribwort, Plantago angustifolia, zuinquenervia

Plonman's spikenard great conysa, Baccharis monspeliensium

Poley mountain, Polium montanum

Pomgranates flowers, Granata punica mala

Pomgranates fruit, Granata, punica mala

Prickly sow thistle. Sonchus asper, Sonchus asper

Primrose, Primula veris

Privet, or prim print, Ligustrum

Purging flax, Linum catharticum

Purselane, Purslain, Portulaca

Quinces, Cydonea, or mala cotonea majora

Rupture wort, Herniaria

Raspberry bush, Rubus idoeus

Red archangel, Lamium rubrum

Red beet, Beta rubra, or nigra

Red cherry, Cerasus rubra

Red Clover, Purple trefoil, clover grass, Trisolium vulgare

Red coral, Corallum rubrum

Red Currants, Red currans, Ribes

Red poppy, Papaver rubrum.

Red rose, Rosa rubra

Red winter cherries, Alkekengi or halicacabum

Rest harrow, Anonis

Rhapontic, Rhaponticum

Rocket, Eruca

Roman nettle, Urtica romana

Round birthwort, Aristolochia rotunda

Rose solis, Ros solis

Rosemary, Rosmarinus

Rue-leaved whitlon grass, Paronychia, rutaceo folio

Rue, Ruta

Rye, Secale

Saffron, Crocus

Sage of vertue, Salvia minor, salvia virtutis

Sage, Salvia

Sanicle, self-heal, Sanicula, diapentia

Sarsaparilla of America, Similax aspera Peruvana

Sassafrass, Sassafras

Sauce alone, Alliaria

Savine tree, Sabina

Savory, Satureia

Scarlet oak, Jlex coccigera

Sciatica cress, Tberis

Scordium or water germander, Scordium

Scorzonera or vipers grass, Scorzonera and viperaria

Scurvy grass, Cochlearia batava

Scythian lamb, Agnus scythicus borometz

Sea lavender, Limomium

Sea scurvy-grass, Cochlearia Britannica marina

Sebesten plumb, Sebesten and myxa

Self heal, Prunella, Brunella

Sharp arsmart or water pepper, Hydropiper

Sharp pointed dock, Lapathum acutum

Sheep sorrel, Sheeps sorrel, Acetosa arvensis

Shepherd's purse, Bursa pastoris

Shepherd's staff, Virga pastoris

Siler mountain, Seseli

Small blue-bottle, Cyanus minor

Small germander, Chamaedrys, trissago

Small wild daisy, Bellis sylvestris minor

Smallage, Apium

Smaller spurge, Esula minor pithusa

Smaller tobacco, Nicotiana minor

Smooth sow-thistle, Sonchus laevis

Snakewood, Colubrinum lignum

Sneezwort, Ptarmica

Sloe tree, Prunus sylvestris

Solomon's seal, Polygonatum and sigillum solomonis

Sopewort or bruisewort, Saponaria-vulgaris

Sorrel, Acetosa

Sow-bread, Artanita, cyclamen

Spatling poppy, Behen album

Spinage, Spinachia

Spleen wort, ceterach, miltvast

Spotted lungwort, Pulmonaria maculosa

Spurge laurel, Laureola

St. John's wort, Hypericum

Starwort or aster attic, Aster atticus or inguinalis

Staves acre, Staphis agria

Stechas, or French lavender, Stoechas arabica or purpurea

Stinging nettle, Urtica

Succotrine aloe, Aloe succotrina

Sumach, Rhus obsoniorum

Swallow wort, tame poison, Asclepias-vincetoxicum and hirundinaria

Sweet cicely, Myrrhis

Sweet cistus of candy, Cistus landifera vera cretica

Sweet maudlin, Ageratum

Sweet marjoram, Majorana

Sweet navew, Napus dulcis

Sweet trefoil, Lotus urbana

Tamarind tree, Tamarindus

Tamarisk, Tamariscus

Tansy, Tansie, Tanacetum

Tarragon, Dracunculus hortensis

Thorn apple, Stramonium

Thorow wax, Perfoliata

Thyme, Thymus

Toad-flax, Linaria

Tobacco, Petum, tabaccum

Toothwort, Dentaria

Tormentill, Tormentilla

Treacle mustard, Thlaspi

Tree lungwort, Muscus pulmonarius

Tree of life, Arbor vitae

True amomum, Amomum verum

True euphorbium, Euphorbium verum antiquorum

True maiden hair, Adianthum vulgare

True white asphodel, Asphodelus verus albus

True white coral, white coral of the shops, Corallum verum album, corallum officinarum

Turbith, Turpethum

Turmerick, Curcuma

Turnip, Rapum

Turpentine tree, Terebinthus

Tutsan or park leaves, Androsaemum

Wake robin or cuckon-pint, Arum

Walnut, Juglans

Wall-flower, Keiri, cheiri

Wall-fern or polypody of the oak, Polypodium quercinum

Wall-pepper or stonecrop, Sedum minimum

Water betony or figwort, Scrophularia aquatica

Water calamint, Calamentha aquatica

Water-cress, Nasturtium aquaticum

Water lilly roots, Nymphaeœ radices

Water-melon, Citrullus or anguria

Water mint, Mentha aquatica, sisymbrium

West India anacardium, Anacardium occidentale

Wheat no. 1, Bearded wheat no. 2., Triticum, triticum aristatum

White coral, Corallium album

White dittany or fraxinella, Dictamnus albus or fraxinella

White hellebore, Elleborum, or veratrum album

White henbane, Hyoscyamus albus

White horehound, Marrubium album

White ladies bed stran, Gallium album latifolium, or mollugo alba latifolia

White lilly, Lilium album

White maiden hair, Adianthum album

White mustard, Sinapa album

White saxifrage, Saxifraga alba

White stock July-flower, Leucojum album

White poppy, Papaver album

White rose, Rosa alba

White water lilly, Nymphaea alba

Wild bugloss, Buglossum sylvestris

Wild chicory, succory, Cichorium sylvestre

Wild clary, Horminum sylvestre

Wild cucumber, Cucumis agrestris asininus

Wild iris or stinking gladwyn, Iris silvestris, spatula fotida

Wild marjoram, Origanum

Wild naven, Napus sylvestris

Wild olive tree, Olea sylvestris, or oleaster

Wild pine, Pinus sylvestris

Wild rue, Harmel

Wild rocket, Eruca sylvestris

Wild rose, Rosa canina

Wild scabious, Scabiosa sylvestris

Wild tansie, Argentina, potentilla

Wild teasel, Dipsacus silvestris, labrum veneris

Wild stinking arrach, Atriplex olida

Wild valerian, Valeriana sylvestris

Wilding or crab tree, Malus sylvestris

Willow, Salix

Winter savory, Satureia durior

Woad, Jsatis

Wood-roof, Asperula odorata, aspergula

Wood sorrel, Lujula

Wood strawberries, Fragaria

Woody night -shade, bitter-sweet, Solanum lignosum, dulca mara

Wood sage, Scorodonia, salvia agrestris

Would or dyer's weed, Luteola

Wormwood, Absinthium

Uivers, goose grass, Aparine

Upright penny royal, Pulegium erectum

Valerian, Valeriana or phu

Venetian orobus, the true orobus, Orobus venetus and orobus

Vervain mallow, Alcea

Vervian, Verbena

Vetch, Vicia

Vine, Vitis, vinifera

Vipers bugloss, Echium

Yellow asphodel or king's spear, Asphodelus verus luteus or hasta regia

Yellow water lilly, Nymphaea lutea

Yarrow, Millefolium

Zedoary, Zedoaria

Zerumbet