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Author: Langham, William.
Title: The garden of health conteyning the sundry rare and hidden vertues and properties of all kindes of simples and plants, together with the maner how they are to be vsed and applyed in medicine for the health of mans body, against diuers diseases and infirmities most common amongst men. Gathered by the long experience and industrie of William Langham, practitioner in phisicke.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The garden of health conteyning the sundry rare and hidden vertues and properties of all kindes of simples and plants, together with the maner how they are to be vsed and applyed in medicine for the health of mans body, against diuers diseases and infirmities most common amongst men. Gathered by the long experience and industrie of William Langham, practitioner in phisicke.
Langham, William.

Imprinted at London: [By the deputies of Christopher Barker], 1579 [i.e. 1597]
Notes:
The imprint date is a misprint for 1597. Some copies have the date changed in MS. to 1597, others to 1598.
Identification of printers from STC.
With a final table of simples.
Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
Subject terms:
Botany, Medical -- Early works to 1800.
Materia medica -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A05054.0001.001

Contents
title page
To the Reader.
¶ A Table of all the Simples contained in this Booke.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
G.
H.
I.
K.
L.
M.
N.
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W.
Y.
The Garden of Health, conteyning a description of all sortes of Simples, with their seuerall vertues and properties.
Abracock. (See Peach idem.) ¶ Acatia,
Acorus, or Gladen.
¶ Adders tongue.
Agarike. (See Larch tree.) ¶ Agnus castus.
¶ Alecost, Costmary, or Maudlinwort.
¶ Alehoofe, Ground Iuie, Gilrumbith ground or Tudnoore.
¶ Alkakengie.
¶ Allder.
¶ Alysander.
¶ Allgood.
¶ Alleluya, Clauer Sorrell, or Sorrell de Boies.
¶ Almonds.
¶ Aloes.
¶ Amaradulcis.
¶ Amoniacum.
¶ Anemone.
¶ Angelica.
¶ Anniseedes.
¶ Apples.
¶ Arache.
¶ Aron, or wake Robin.
¶ Archangel.
¶ Arsemart, or Cyderach.
¶ Artichoke.
¶ Ash.
¶ Assafetida.
¶ Auens, or herbe Benit.
¶ Asarabacca.
¶ Baytree.
¶ Barberie.
¶ Barley.
Bearefoote, (See Ellebore.) ¶ Basill.
¶ Balme.
¶ Beanes.
¶ Beeche.
¶ Beetes.
¶ Bengewin.
¶ Betony.
¶ Birch.
¶ Bistort.
¶ Blessed thistle.
¶ Bombase.
¶ Borage.
¶ Boxe.
¶ Bramble breer.
¶ Bread.
¶ Broome.
¶ Brookelime.
¶ Brian.
¶ Bryony.
¶ Buckthorne.
¶ Bugle.
¶ Buglosse.
¶ Bullfoote.
¶ Burre.
¶ Bursa pastoris.
¶Burnet.
¶ Butchers broome.
¶ Butterburre.
¶ Calament. (See Nep.)
¶ Calamus aromaticus.
¶ Caltrop.
¶ Camomill.
¶ Capars.
¶ Cardamom.
¶ Camepitis.
¶ Charloke.
¶Carrots.
¶ Carway.
¶ Cassiafistula.
¶ Cats taile.
¶ Cedria.
¶ Celondine.
¶ Centorie.
¶ Cetrache.
¶ Cherytree.
¶ Cheruill.
¶ Chestnuts.
¶ Chickweed.
¶ Cinnamom.
¶ Cicory.
¶ Cycers.
¶ Cyperus.
¶ Cipers tree.
¶ Citrons.
¶ Clary.
¶ Clauer.
¶ Cloues.
¶ Coleworts.
¶ Colophony.
¶ Cockle.
¶ Coriander.
¶ Coloquintida.
Columbine.
Comferie.
¶ Corall.
Cornefloure.
Cornerose.
Cotton weede.
¶ Couslip.
¶ Cowparsnip.
¶ Crabs.
¶ Cranesbill.
¶ Cresses.
¶ Crowfoot.
¶ Cubebs.
¶ Cucumber.
¶ Cucumber.
¶ Cumminseedes.
¶ Currants.
¶ Daffadill.
¶ Damsons.
¶ Danewort.
¶ Dandelion.
¶ Darnell.
¶ Dasy.
¶ Dates.
¶ Deadnettle.
¶ Dewe.
¶ Daucus.
¶ Diagridium.
Dill.
Dittanie.
Dockes.
¶ Dodder.
Dogge-fenell.
¶ Dragagant.
¶ Dragons.
¶ Ducks meat.
¶ Dwarf gentian or Sope wort gentian.
¶ Earthnut.
¶ Earthbinde.
¶ Eyebright.
¶ Egrimonie.
¶ Elaterium.
¶ Elecampana.
¶ Eldren, or Bourtree.
¶ Ellebore white.
¶ Ellebore blacke.
¶ Eglentine.
¶ Elme.
¶ Endiue.
Epithime.
Euphorbium.
¶ Eringium.
Erisimon.
¶ Esula.
¶ Fearne.
¶ Fenegreke.
¶ Feuerfue.
¶ Fennell.
¶ Figs.
¶ Filipendula.
¶Fitches.
¶ Fiueleafe.
¶ Flags.
¶ Flaxe.
Fleawort.
¶ Flower de luce.
¶ Frankincense.
¶ Furres.
¶ Galbanum.
¶ Gallingale.
¶ Gall, or noble Mirtle, &c.
¶ Gallion.
¶ Garlike.
¶ Gelofers.
¶ Gentian.
¶ Germander.
¶ Ginger.
¶ Gooseberies.
¶ Redde Gooseberries.
¶ Goosefoot.
¶ Gooseheirife.
¶ Goosetansie.
¶ Goulds.
¶ Gourds.
¶ Graines.
¶ Grasse.
¶ Gratiola.
¶ Gromel.
Groundswell.
¶ Guiacum.
¶ Haresfoote.
¶ Harts ease.
Hartshorne Planten.
¶ Hartstong.
¶ Hasell.
¶ Hauergrasse.
¶ Hawthorne.
¶ Heath hather
¶ Heye.
¶ Hemlocke.
¶ Hempe.
¶ Henbane.
¶ Herbe Robert.
¶ Hermodactil.
¶ Heps.
¶ Hypocistis.
¶ Holly.
¶Holyoke.
¶ Horehound.
¶ Houndstong.
¶ Herbe Christopher.
¶ Hoppes.
¶ Horsmint.
¶ Horstaile.
¶ Housleeke.
¶ Iasmyn.
¶ Iuniper.
¶ Iuiubes.
¶ Iuye.
¶ Knotgrasse.
¶ Ladies mantel.
¶ Lady thistle.
¶ Larks spur, &c.
¶ Langdebeefe.
¶ Lunaria, or Moonwort.
¶ Laureall.
¶ Lauender.
¶ Lauender cotton.
¶ Leekes.
¶ Lentils.
¶ Lettuce.
¶ Lentiske or Masticke tree.
¶ Licium.
¶ Licoras.
¶ Lyllie.
¶ Lignum aloes.
¶ Limons.
¶ Liuerwort.
¶ Long rape.
¶ Louage.
¶ Linden tree.
¶ Lungwort.
¶ Lupines.
¶ Linaria.
¶ Maces.
¶ Madder.
¶ Maidenhaire.
¶ Marierom.
¶ Maple.
¶ Marigold.
¶ Marsh mallowe.
¶ Medlers.
¶Medowort.
¶ Melilot.
¶ Mellons.
¶ Meu.
¶ Mints.
¶ Myrhis.
¶ Milfoyle.
¶ Mirabolanes.
¶ Myrtle.
¶ Mirrhe.
¶ Millet.
¶ Misselto.
¶ Monkshood.
¶ Mockgelouer.
¶ Morell, Nightshade, &c.
¶ Morsus diaboli.
¶ Mosse.
¶ Motherwort.
¶ Mouseare.
¶ Mugwort.
¶ Mulberie.
¶ Mullin.
¶ Mustardseede.
¶ Nauewe.
¶ Nenupher.
¶ Nettle.
¶ Nigella.
¶ Nutmegs.
¶ Nux indica.
¶ Nuxmethel.
¶ Nux vomica.
¶ Oke.
¶ Oliue.
¶ Onions.
¶ Orchis.
¶ Opopanax.
¶ Organy.
¶ Opium.
¶ Orenges.
¶ Orpin.
¶ Otes.
¶ Palma Christi.
¶ Peares.
¶ Parietarie.
¶ Parsnips.
¶ Parsly.
¶ Parietary.
¶ Peaches.
¶ Pease.
¶ Pease Earthnut.
¶ Peniwort.
¶ Pellitorie, or Magistrantia.
¶ Peniroyall.
¶ Peony.
¶ Pepper.
¶ Perwincle.
¶ Pimpernel.
¶ Pine tree.
¶ Pitch tree.
¶ Plane tree.
¶ Planten.
¶ Plum tree.
¶ Polipody.
¶ Pomgranate.
¶ Pompons.
¶ Poplar
¶ Poppie.
¶ Priuet.
¶ Purslaine.
¶ Quince.
¶ Radish.
¶ Rape.
¶ Raspis.
¶ Red rattle.
¶ Reede.
¶ Reasins.
¶ Restharrow.
¶ Rice.
¶ Rye.
¶ Ribwurt.
¶ Rocket.
¶ Ros solis.
¶ Rose.
¶ Rose-campian.
¶ Rubarbe.
¶ Rue.
¶ Rush.
¶ Rosemarie.
¶ Saffron.
¶ Sagapenum or Serapinum.
¶ Sage.
¶ S. Iames wort.
S Iohns wort.
¶ Sallow, willow, or withie.
¶ Salsaperilla.
¶ Sampere.
¶ Sanders.
¶ Sanicle.
¶ Sarasins.
¶ Satyrion.
¶ Sauery.
¶ Sauin.
¶ Sausalone.
¶ Saxifrage.
¶ Scala celi.
¶ Sea mosse.
¶ Sebestens.
¶ Sene.
¶ Setwall.
¶ Shepherds needle.
¶ Skirwits.
¶ Skabious.
¶ Sloes.
¶ Smallache.
¶ Smirnium.
¶ Soldanella.
¶ Sorrell.
¶ Sothernwood.
¶ Sowbread.
¶ Sowthistle.
¶ Sparewort.
¶ Sperage.
¶ Spinach.
¶ Splenwort.
¶ Spurge.
¶ Squilla.
¶ Squinant.
¶ Stauesacre.
¶ Stinking Horehound.
¶ Spikenard.
¶ Stitchwort.
¶ Stoncrop.
¶ Stecados.
¶ Strawberrie.
¶ Tamarinds.
¶ Tamariske.
¶ Tansie.
¶ Tarragon.
¶ Tarre.
¶ Tasell.
¶ Thapsia.
¶ Thlaspi.
¶ Thistle.
¶ Throughwaxe.
¶ Thyme.
¶ Tythimall.
¶ Tormentill.
¶ Tragium.
¶ Turpentine.
¶ Rosin.
¶ Tutsan.
¶ Vergis.
¶ Vineger.
¶ Veruine.
¶ Violets.
¶ Virga aurea.
¶ vval barley.
¶ vvall nuts.
¶ VVater cresses.
¶ VVater Betony.
¶ VVater Pepper.
¶ VVater Planten.
¶ VVheate.
¶ White Saxifrage.
¶ Wintercresse.
¶ VVithwinde.
¶VVoad.
¶ VVoodlillie.
¶ VVoodbine.
¶VVoodrowell.
¶VVolfthistle.
¶VVardens.
¶VVormewood.
Ysope.
¶ Oke.
¶ A Table conteining the effects of all the simples, set downe in this booke, by the order of the Alphabet.