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Manuscript, Italy, 15th century. Herbal from Trento. Plate: Herba Lunaria menor - Moonwort (Lunaria). Herb used in alchemy, a leaf grows daily with the waxing moon and a leaf falls daily with the waning moon. Manuscript 1591, folio 12, verso. Herbal with dedication to Saint Mark.

Herbal from Trento. Herb used to treat eye disorders and to help women in child delivering. Herbal with dedication to Saint Mark.

Codex Sloane 4016 is a 15th century Italian parchment manuscript belonging to a class of books known as herbals

Miniatures of plants, and a cat and mouse - (Tractatus de Herbis - Sloane 4016 f. by peacay

Manuscript, Italy, 15th century. Herbal from Trento. Plate: Herba Lunaria magior - Moonwort (Lunaria). Herb used for magic rituals in full moon nights (leaves), the top flower lights up at night. Manuscript 1591, folio 13, recto. Herbal with dedication to Saint Mark.

Herbal from Trento. Herb used for magic rituals in full moon nights (leaves), the top flower lights up at night. Herbal with dedication to Saint Mark.

Birds at Baran, 16th century

Birds at Baran, possibly from the Babur-nama late century Mughal dynasty Color and gold on paper H: W: cm India Gift of Charles Lang Freer

Herbal, Italy, N. (Lombardy); c. 1440

nends: Herbal, Italy, N.

Emerging research is bolstering ashwagandha's reputation as a brain aid that may boost memory and cognitive function. http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2017/05/11/ashwagandha-improves-memory-cognitive-function.aspx

Emerging research is bolstering ashwagandha& reputation as a brain aid that may boost memory and cognitive function.

Cnidium Monnieri Herb Uses, Benefits and Side Effects

Cnidium Monnieri Herb Uses, Benefits and Side Effects

Holistic Medicine, Holistic Healing, Herbal Medicine, Natural Medicine, Medicinal Herbs, Healing Herbs, Herbal Magic, Chinese Herbs, Alternative Health

Trees to forage from. Natural medicinal uses listed for each.

Birch leaf: Modern medicine has recently confirmed that betulinic acid, formed in birch sap, has anti-tumor properties that help fight cancer.

Asplenium scolopendrium, from De Materia Medica, a work on herbal medicine by Pedanius Dioscorides, 16th century edition. It depicts a wide range of plants against a backdrop of landscapes, often featuring populated scenes. Watercolour

Asplenium scolopendrium, from De Materia Medica, a work on herbal medicine by Pedanius Dioscorides, century edition. It depicts a wide range of plants against a backdrop of landscapes, often featuring populated scenes.

Additional 22332  Author	Pietro Andrea Mattioli, Physician of Siena, assembled and illustrated by Gherardo Cibo Title	Extracts from an edition of Dioscorides' 'De re medica', Origin	Italy Date	c. 1564-1584 Language	Italian  http://www.bl.uk/catalogues/illuminatedmanuscripts/record.asp?MSID=262&CollID=27&NStart=22332

British Library ms Additional 22332 f. 95 Italy 1580 ca - Helleboris viridis

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