Indian Uses of Native Plants


Van Allen Murphey; Edith

1 in stock


Van Allen Murphey; Edith. Indian Uses of Native Plants. Fort Bragg, California: Mendocino County Historical Society, 1959. pp. viii, 81. 8vo. Illustrated stiff yellow card covers; pictorial and map endpapers. Black and white photographs, illustrations, drawings. Sections include: Basketry; Indian Foods; Famine Foods; Beverages; Feasts; Greens; Meat; Nuts; Medicinal Plants; Ceremonials and Magic; Tanning Hides; Medicinal Plants for Venereal Diseases; Hair, et al. A comprehensive section on medicinal use of plants for alleviating symptoms of colds, sore throats, eye infections; plants used to act as a blood coagulators; heart and tonic; kidney and bladder trouble; poultices; smallpox; wounds; rheumatism; sores and boils and many others. No detectable flaws; contents bright, clean and unmarked with tight, sound binding; fine. Scarce with no copies presently housed at LAC/BAC. Stapled Wraps. (#902) $45.00