The Natural History of Pliny, Volume 5 (Google eBook)

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G. Bell & sons, 1856
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twentythree remedies ib 11 The cedar thirteen remedies
10
twentyfour remedies
11
seventeen remedies
12
eight remedies
13
ten remedies ib 21 Thepityusa six remedies
14
twentytwo remedies
15
twentythree remedies
17
sixteen remedies
18
two remedies ib 26 Zopissa one remedy
19
five remedies
21
sixteen remedies
22
five remedies
23
twentyone remedies
24
fourteen remedies The willow of America one remedy
25
thirtythree remedies
26
one remedy
27
twentytwo remedies ib 29 The planetree twentyfive remedies
28
fire remedies
29
twentynine remedies
30
one remedy
31
three remedies ii
32
five remedies
34
nineteen remedies
35
three remedies
36
five remedies
37
nine remedies it 66 The erytbrodanus eleven remedies ii
39
eighteen remedies
40
The seed called cachrys
41
two remedies
42
eleven remedies ib 65 The Egyptian or Arabian thorn four remedies
43
one remedy
46
fiftyone remedies
47
three remedies
48
The Idaean bramble
50
five remedies 77 Lycium eighteen remedies
51
two remedies
52
five remedies 82 The chamelaea six remedies if 83 The chamtesyce eight remedies
54
one remedy ib M The chameeleuce farfarum or farfugium one remedy ib 86 The chamaepeuce five remedies The chamaecyparissos two remedies T...
55
three remedies
56
two re medies
57
thirteen remedies
58
two remedies
60
three remedies ib M The millefolium or myriophyllon seven remedies
61
four remedies 97 The myrrhis myriza or myrrha seven remedies ib 98 The onobrychis three remedies
62
one remedy
63
The ophiusa The thalassegle or potamaugis The thean gelis The gelotophyllis The hestiatoris or protomedia The casignetes or dionysonymphas The h...
64
three remedies
65
eight remedies
66
The eriphia
67
one remedy The factories one remedy The militans one remedy
68
ChaP Pago
69
BOOK XXV
77
Why a few of the plants only have been used medicinally
83
one remedy
89
The way in which it is gathered and how the quality of it is tested
96
Twentyfour remedies derived from black hellebore How it should be taken
98
Twentythree remedies derived from white hellebore
99
Eightyeight observations upon the two kinds of hellebore
100
To what persons hellebore should never be administered
101
The mithridatia
102
four remedies ib 28 The polemonia philetaeria or chiliodynamus six remedies ib 29 The eupatoria one remedy
103
twenty remedies ib 31 The centaurion lepton or libadion known also as fel terrss twentytwo remedies
104
five remedies
105
one remedy
106
five remedies ib 37 Nymphaea heracleon rhopalon or madon two varieties of it four remedies
107
three remedies 266
108
four remedies The chameleea ib 39 Two varieties of the plantago fortysix remedies
109
three remedies ib 41 Cynoglossos three remedies
110
two remedies
112
one remedy ib 49 The iberis seven remedies
113
six remedies
114
The elaphoboscon
115
twentytwo remedies
116
The employment of these plants for injuries inflicted by serpents
118
four remedies
119
thirtythree remedies
120
ten remedies
121
one remedy
122
The sparganion one remedy
123
eighteen remedies ib 65 The therionarca two remedies
124
eight remedies ib 67 Cyclaminos or tuber terrae twelve remedies
125
three remedies
126
six remedies
127
one remedy ib 73 Phlomos or verbascum fifteen remedies ib 74 The phlomis one remedy The Iychnitis or thryallis ib 75 The thelyphonon or scorpio...
128
one remedy ib 77 The alisma damasonion or lyron seventeen remedies
129
six remedies
130
three remedies
131
one remedy ib 82 The pericarpum two varieties of it two remedies ib 83 Remedies for diseases of the head Nymphaea heraclia two remedies
132
one remedy ib 85 The oacalia or leontice three remedies
133
ten remedies ib 88 The lonchitis four remedies
134
four remedies ib 90 Psyllion cynoides crystallion silicon or cynomyia sixteen remedies Thryselinum one remedy
135
Remedies for diseases of the eyes
136
six remedies ib 93 The aegilops two remedies
138
thirteen remedies
140
one remedy
141
one remedy ib 98 The first kind of capnos known also as chickens foot one re medy
142
two varieties of it sixtyone remedies
143
thirtytwo remedies
144
A remedy for diseases of the nostrils
145
eight remedies
146
two remedies
147
one remedy
148
two kinds of them
150
BOOK XXVI
152
At what period lichen first made its appearance in Italy ib 4 Carbuncle
154
Elephantiasis ib 6 Colic 155
155
Asclepiades the physician
156
The changes effected by Asclepiades in the practice of medicine
157
Remarks in dispraise of the practices of magic
159
five remedies
160
Quinzy
161
two remedies
162
Cough
163
three remedies
164
Molon or syron Amomum
165
The ephedra or anabasis three remedies
166
three remedies
167
Chalcetum two remedies Molemonium one remedy
168
five remedies
169
six remedies
170
eighteen remedies
171
one remedy Hypocisthis or orobethron two varieties eight remedies
172
two remedies ib 33 Potamogiton eight remedies The statice three remedies ib 34 The ceratia two remedies Leontopodion leuceoron dori petron or tho...
173
Epithymon or hippopheosl eight remedies
174
Pycnocomon four remedies
175
Polypodion three remedies ib 38 Scammony eight remedies
176
The tithymalos characias
177
The tithymalos myrtites or caryites twentyone remedies
178
The tithymalos paralios or tithymalis four remedies
179
The tithymalos helioseopios eighteen remedies ib 43 The tithymalos cyparissias eighteen remedies
180
The apios ischas or raphanos agria two remedies ib 47 Remedies for griping pains in the bowels
181
Remedies for diseases of the spleen ib 49 Remedies for calculi and diseases of the bladder
182
Crethmos eleven remedies Cachry
183
The anthyllion two remedies The anthyllis two remedies
184
Cepaea one remedy ib 53 Hypericon chamaepitys or corison nine remedies
185
Caros or hypericon ten remedies ib 55 The callithrixi one remedy The perpressa one remedy The chrysanthemum one remedy The anthemis one rem...
186
Silaus one remedy ib 57 The plant of Fulvius
187
Inguinalis or argemo
188
Remedies for inflamed tumours Chrysippios one remedy ib 61 Aphrodisiacs and antaphrodisiacs
189
The orchis or serapias five medicinal properties Satyrion w ib 63 Satyrion three medicinal properties Satyrion erythraicon four medicinal properties
190
Remedies for the gout and diseases of the feet
192
Lappago or mollugo one remedy Asperugo one remedy ib 66 Phycos thalassion or seaweed three varieties of it Lappa boaria
193
Maladies which attack the whole of the body
194
six remedies
195
Chap Page 69 The onotheras or one three remedies
196
Remedies for fevers
197
Remedies for phrenitis lethargy and carbuncles
198
Remedies for trans acts or ebulum Chameeacte ib 74 Remedies for erysipelas
199
Remedies for sprains
200
Remedies for boils
201
Remedies for fistula ib 79 Remedies for abscesses and hard tumours ib 80 Remedies for burns
202
Remedies for haemorrhage
203
Stephanomelis 205
205
Remedies for ruptures and convulsions Erysitbales one remedy ib 86 Remedies for phthiriasis
206
Remedies for ulcers and wounds ib 88 Polycnemon one remedy
209
Remedies for female diseases
210
Arsenogonon one medicinal property Thelygonon one me dicinal property
213
Mastos one remedy
214
BOOK XXVII
217
Aconite otherwise called thelyphonon cammaron pardalianches or scorpio four remedies
218
Ethiopia four remedies
221
Ageraton four remedies ib 5 The aloe twentynine remedies
222
Alcea one remedy
224
The androsaces six remedies
225
Androsaemon or ascyron six remedies b 11 Ambrosia botrys or artemisia three remedies
226
The anagyros or acopon three remedies ib 14 The anonymos two remedies
227
The asclepias two remedies
229
The aster or bubonion three remedies ib 20 Ascyron and ascyroides three remedies ib 21 Theaphaca three remedies
230
Alcibium one remedy ib 23 Alectoroslophos or crista two remedies ib M Alum also called symphyton petraeon fourteen remedies
231
Alga rufa or red seaweed one remedy
232
Actaea one remedy ib 27 The ampelos agria or wild vine four remedies ib 28 Absinthium or wormwood four varieties fortyeight remedies ib 29 Absi...
235
The ballotes melamprasion or black leek three remedies
236
The epipactis or elleborine two remedies ib 53 The epimedion three remedies to M The enneaphyllon two remedies
245
Femur bubulum or ox thigh
246
Galeopsis galeobdolon or galion six remedies ib 58 The glaux one remedy
247
Glaucion three remedies Diaglaucia two remedies ib 60 The glycyside paeonia or pentorobos twenty remedies
248
one remedy
251
four remedies ib 70 The isopyron or pbasiolon two remedies ib 71 The latnyris two remedies
252
two remedies ib 73 The lycapsos two remedies 74 The lithospermum exonychon diospyron or heracleos two remedies
253
one remedy
254
one remedy 77 The leuce mesoleucon or leucas three remedies ?A 78 The leucographis five remedies
255
three remedies 80 The myosota or myosotis three remedies ib 81 Themyagros one remedy
256
one remedy
257
five remedies 25fi
258
four remedies ib 89 The oxys two remedies ib 90 The polyanthemum or batrachion three remedies ib 91 The polygonos polygonatos teuthalis carcin...
259
twelve remedies
260
three remedies
261
five remedies ib 95 Pelecinon one remedy
262
one remedy ib 97 Poterion phrynion or neurons four remedies ib 98 The phalangitis phalangion or leucacantha four remedies
263
one property ib 101 The phellandrion two remedies
264
five remedies ib 105 Bhacoma thirtysix remedies
265
five remedies
268
one remedy ti ll 3 Thlaspi and Persicon napy four remedies ib 114 The trachinia one property
269
four remedies ib 116 The tragos or scorpion four remedies
270
How the greatest efficacy in plants may be ensured
271
BOOK XXVIII
275
Remedies derived from man
276
Whether words are possessed of any healing efficacy
278
That prodigies and portents may be confirmed or made of no effect
280
A description of various usages
283
Two hundred and twentysix observations on remedies derived from man Eight remedies derived from children
286
Properties of the human spittle
289
Remedies derived from the wax of the human ear
291
Remedies derived from the human blood the sexual con gress c
292
Various reveries and devices of the magicians
293
Remedies derived from the human excretions
294
Remedies depending upon the human will
295
Remedies derived from sneezing
297
Various other remedies
298
Remedies derived from the urine
299
Indications of health derived from the urine
301
Fortyone remedies derived from the female sex ib 21 Remedies derived from womans milk 802
302
Remedies derived from the spittle of females
304
the elephant eight remedies
307
Chip Fags 25 Ten remedies derived from the lion
308
Ten remedies derived from the camel H 27 Seventynine remedies derived from the hyaena
309
Nineteen remedies derived from the crocodile
314
Four remedies derived from the sciences
318
Five remedies derived from the lynx
319
Twelve remedies derived from cheese
322
Twenty remedies derived from butter
323
one remedy
324
Suet
326
Marrow
327
Gall ib 41 Blood
328
Remedies for the bite of the mad dog Remedies derived from the calf the hegoat and various other animals
331
Remedies for poisons
332
Remedies for diseases of the head and for alopecy
334
Remedies for affections of the eyes
335
Remedies for diseases and affections of the ears
337
Remedies for toothache
338
Remedies for diseases of the face
340
Remedies for diseases of the tonsillary glands and for scrofula
342
Remedies for pains in the neck
343
Remedies for cough and for spitting of blood ib 54 Remedies for affections of the stomach
344
Remedies for pains in the loins ib 57 Remedies for affections of the spleen
345
Remedies for bowel complaints
346
Remedies for tenesmus tapeworm and affections of the colon
348
Remedies for affections of the bladder and for urinary calculi
349
Remedies for diseases of the generative organs and of the fun dament
350
Remedies for gout and for diseases of the feet
352
Remedies for epilepsy
353
Remedies for jaundice
354
Remedies for melancholy lethargy and phthisis
355
Remedies for dropsy
356
Remedies for erysipelas and for purulent eruptions
357
Remedies for affections of the sinews and for contusions
358
Remedies for haemorrhage ib 71 Remedies for ulcers and carcinomatous sores
359
Remedies for the itch
360
Remedies for female diseases ib 78 Remedies for the diseases of infants
364
Provocatives of sleep
365
Remarkable facts relative to animals
366
BOOK XXIX
370
Particulars relative to Hippocrates Date of the origin of clinical practice and of that of latraleptics
371
Particulars relative to Chrysippus and Erasistratus ib 4 The Empiric branch of medicine
372
Who first practised as a physician at Rome and at what period
375
Theopinions entertained by the Romans on the ancient physicians ib 8 Evils attendant upon the practice of medicine
376
Thirtyfive remedies derived from wool
381
Thirtytwo remedies derived from woolgrease
383
Twentytwo remedies derived from eggs
385
Serpentseggs
388
The method of preparing commugenum Four remedies derived from it
390
Remedies derived from the dog
392
Particulars relative to the lisp
394
Chit Pmgi 20 Remedies derived from the dragon
395
Remedies derived from the viper ib 22 Remedies derived from the other serpents
396
Remedies derived from the salamander
397
Remedies derived from birds for injuries inflicted by serpents Remedies derived from the vulture
398
Remedies derived from poultry
399
Remedies derived from other birds
400
Remedies derived from the stellio or spotted lizard
402
Remedies derived from various insects
403
Various counterpoisons
405
Remedies for the other poisons
407
Remedies for alopecy
408
Remedies for lice and for porrigo
409
Remedies for affections of the eyelids
410
Remedies for diseases of the eyes
411
Remedies for pains and diseases of the ears
416
BOOK XXX
421
by what persons
422
it was practised
424
Whether magic was ever practised in Italy At what period the senate first forbade human sacrifices
425
The Druids of the Gallic provinces
426
The various branches of magic
427
The subterfuges practised by the magicians
428
Opinions of the magicians relative to the mole Five remedies derived from it
429
The other remedies derived from living creatures classified ac cording to the respective diseases Remedies for toothache
430
Remedies for offensive odours and sores of the mouth
432
Remedies for affections of the throat
433
Remedies for quinzy and scrofula
434
Remedies for diseases of the shoulders
436
Remedies for pains in the viscera
437
Remedies for pains in the stomach ib 16 Remedies for pains in the liver and for spitting of blood
438
Remedies for affections of the spleen
439
Chat Page 18 Remedies for pains in the side and in the loins
440
Remedies for dysentery
441
Remedies for the iliac passion and for other maladies of the bowels
442
Remedies for urinary calculi and affections of the bladder
443
Remedies for diseases of the fundament and of the generative organs
446
Remedies for evils which are liable to affect the whole body
448
Remedies for cold shivering
449
Remedies for paralysis
450
Remedies for epilepsy it 28 Remedies for jaundice
452
Remedies for phrenitis 30 Remedies for fevers
453
Remedies for dropsy
456
Remedies for carbuncles
457
Remedies for maladies of the nails and fingers
458
Remedies for broken bones
461
Methods of extracting foreign substances from the body G 43 Remedies for female complaints
462
Methods of facilitating delivery
463
Methods of preserving the breasts from injury
464
Various kinds of depilatories
465
Provocatives of sleep
467
Remedies for phthiriasis and forvarious other affections
468
Peculiarities relative to certain animals
469
BOOK XXXI
471
The different properties of waters
472
Remedies derived from water
473
Waters productive of fecundity Waters curative of insanity
474
Waters curative of wounds
475
Waters which colour the hair
476
Waters which colour the human body ib 11 Waters which aid the memory or are productive of forgetfulness
477
Waters which serve as a substitute for oil
478
Waters which preserve their warmth for three days
479
Deadly waters Poisonous fishes
480
Waters which petrify themselves or cause other objects to petrify
482
The impurities of water
484
The modes of testing water
485
The Mercian Waters
487
The Virgin Waters
488
The method of searching for water ib 27 Signs indicative of the presence of water
489
The qualities of water at the different seasons of the year
491
Historical observations upon waters which have suddenly made their appearance or suddenly ceased
492
The method of conveying water
494
The uses of seawater The advantages of a seavoyage
496
How artificial seawater may be made in places at a distance from the sea
498
Methods of providing against the inconvenience of drinking sus pected water
499
The various kinds of salt the methods of preparing it and the remedies derived from it Two hundred and four observa
500
Muria 603
503
one hundred and twenty histori cal remarks relative thereto
504
twenty remedies Salsugo two remedies 606
507
The nature of salt
509

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