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The family instructor, or Guide to health: containing the names and description of the most useful herbs and plants that are now in use, with their medicinal qualities annexed : also, a treatise on many of the lingering diseases to which mankind are subject, with new and plain directions respecting the management of the same : with a large list of recipes, which have been carefully selected from Indian prescriptions, and from those who were cured by the same after every other remedy had failed