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The botanic physician, or, Family medical adviser: being an improved system, found on correct physiological principles : comprising a brief view of anatomy, physiology, pathology, hygieine [sic], or art of preserving health : a materia medica, exclusively botanical, containing a description of more than two hundred and thiry of the most valuable vegetable remedies : to which is added a dispensatory, embracing more than two hundred recipes for preparing and administering medicine : the diseases of the United States, with their symptoms, causes, cures, and means of prevention : likewise, a treatise on the diseases peculiar to women and children