Culpeper was a famous astrologer/physician of the 17th century. Simmonite was famous for his herbal remedies in the early 1900s. This volume embodies the cream of the knowledge imparted by both these herbal doctors and provides a valuable reference book for anyone interested in alternative medicine. Contents Include: The Medicinal Property of Herbs and Directions for Compounding the Prescriptions of the Curative Medicines.- Selected Herbs and their Description and Medicinal Properties - Ailments and Diseases in General, Their Symptoms and Cure - Useful Prescriptions which can be made up at Home. etc. Illustrated. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.