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Author: Culpeper, Nicholas, 1616-1654.
Title: Two treatises, the first of blood-letting and the diseases to be cured thereby, the second of cupping and scarifying, and the diseases to be cured thereby by Nich. Culpeper, Gent., M. Ruland, and Abdiah Cole ...
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Print source: Two treatises, the first of blood-letting and the diseases to be cured thereby, the second of cupping and scarifying, and the diseases to be cured thereby by Nich. Culpeper, Gent., M. Ruland, and Abdiah Cole ...
Culpeper, Nicholas, 1616-1654., Ruland, Martin, 1532-1602., Cole, Abdiah, ca. 1610-ca. 1670.

London: Printed by Peter Cole ..., 1663.
Advertisements: p. [2]-[8].
Reproduction of original in British Library.
Subject terms:
Medicine -- 15th-18th centuries.

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Books Printed by Peter Cole and Edward Cole, Printers and Book-sellers of Lon∣don at the Exchange.
To the Physical Reader.
OF BLOOD-LETTING AND THE Diseases to be cured thereby.
What Blood-letting or Phlebotomy is?
Signs of Plethory and Blood abounding.
Signs of the cholerick Complexion and of Choler abounding.
Signs phlegmatick Complexion, and of Flegm abounding.
Signs of Melancholick Complexion and of Melancholy abounding.
What Age is fit for Phlebotomy.
An Addition.
What things hinder Phlebotomy.
At what time Bleeding is good.
What is to be done in Bleeding.
What is to be avoided after Bleeding.
Of the Effects and profit of Phlebotomy.
What Vein is to be opened safely, and pro∣fit bleeding bringeth.
I. The Vein between the Eye-brows in the middle of the Forehead, called Recta or Preparata is opened.
II. The two twisting Veins in the Temples are opened either of them.
III. The Vein against the little corner of the Eye is opened a little above the jugal bone.
IV. The Veins about or behind the Ears in the hollow, which appear when the Throat is tied, and are in that place where you may feel a beating with your finger are opened
V. The Vein in the tip of the Nose between the two Gristles is opened.
VI. The two visible Veins under the Tongue are opened.
VII. The Vein between the Skin and lower Lip is opened.
VIII. The Veins in the Lips are opened.
IX. The two Veins in the sides of the Neck, call d Gindegi, they grow large in Singing-men, and when men hold their breath, if the Neck be bound with a Towel are opened
X. The Head-vein called Cephalica hume∣raria, and Cubit between the Thumb and fore-finger without danger is o∣pened there, and in the upper part of bending of the Arm.
XI. The Median in the middle of the bending of the Arm, between the Head-vein and the Basilick or Liver-vein It is called the common, black or Heart-vein is opened.
XII. The Basilick Vein which is called the great Vein, or inward or Liver-vein is o∣pened for evacuation and all Diseases
XIII. The Salvatella or veins called Scelles or Spleen-vein, between the ring and lit∣tle finger, is opened safely in the right hand, for
XIV. The Ham-vein called Vena poplitis un∣der the Knee in the bending is better to be opened than the Saphena.
XV. The Sciatica vein in the Ankles of both Feet or thereabout is to be opened.
XVI. The Saphena under the inward Ankle of both Feet, somtimes upon the Ankle, or on the sides of it, is often opened.
XVII. The Vein in both Insteps upon the great Toe, is opened
XVIII. The Veins in both the little Toes are opened.
A Catalogue Alphabetical OF ALL Diseases that may, and ought to be cured by Phlebotomy.
APHORISMES TO BE Observed in Bloodletting.
Hippocrates his Aphorismes concerning Phlebotomy.
The Aphorismes of Galen, concerning Bleeding.
The Aphorisms of Cornelius Celsus out of his Book 2. Chap. 9.
THE APORISMES OF Arnoldus de Villa nova out of his Book of the Regiment of Health.
APHORISMS of Avicen, Rhasis, Aetius, Montagnanus, Savanarola, and Damascen, and others.
OF CUPPING AND SCARIFYING, And diseases cured thereby
The Time and Age of Cupping and Scarifying.
The Use and Profit of Cupping in General.
The Use of Cupping-glasses with or without Scarification, accor∣ding to Places and Parts.
A CATALOGUE of the Dis∣eases to be cured by Scarification and Cupping