U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

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The family physician, or Poor man's friend, and married lady's companion: containing a great variety of valuable medical recipes, designed to assist heads of families, travellers and sea-faring people, in curing diseases ; with concise directions for the preparation, and use of a numerous collection of vegetables made use of ; and directions for preparing and administering them to cure diseases ; together with many of the most approved from the shop of the apothecary ; all in plain English