Journals Higher Education



Published: 06 March 1986

350 Pages | 9 illus.

ISBN: 9780192615015

Bookseller Code (05)

An Account of the Foxglove and Its Medical Uses 1785-1985

J. K. Aronson

This unique two-part discussion of foxglove--the herb from which digitalis is derived--features a facsimile of William Withering's classic, complete with explanatory notes interpreting the eighteenth century text. The second part includes an introduction to the botany and pharmacology of foxgloves and reviews the uses of digitalis in modern medicine.


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