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Every man his own physician: being a complete collection of efficacious and approved remedies, for every disease incident to the human body; with plain instructions for their common use, Hartford, 1800.

Author/Artist: Theobald MD, John (d. 1760)

Type: Book

Topic: Popular Home Remedies

Title page of Everyman His Own Physician

The cures and remedies used in this popular handbook use commonly available plants, herbs, oils, and other materia medica. The author describes common disorders and methods to cure those ailments and the appendix includes recipes for homemade remedies.