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Author: Ramesey, William, 1627-1675 or 6.
Title: De venenis, or, A discourse of poysons their names, natures, & vertues : with their several symptomes, prognosticks, and antidotes / by W.R., M.D.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: De venenis, or, A discourse of poysons their names, natures, & vertues : with their several symptomes, prognosticks, and antidotes / by W.R., M.D.
Ramesey, William, 1627-1675 or 6.

London: Printed for Samuel Speed ..., 1663.
Alternate titles: De venenis
Notes:
Also issued with new t.p. in 1665 as: Life's security.
Epistle dedicatory signed: William Ramesey.
Reproduction of original in British Library.
Includes index.
Subject terms:
Poisons -- Early works to 1800.
Venom -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A57714.0001.001

Contents
title page
TO THE Most High and Mighty MONARCH The Kings most Excellent Majesty CHARLES The SECOND.
TO THE JUDICIOUS AND INGENIOUS READERS.
TO THE MORE IMPRUDENT AND RURALL READERS.
OF POYSONS With their severall ANTIDOTES, Illustrated by Divers Histories, the Testimony of the most Approved, Authen∣tick, and Learned Authors Extant.
PART I. Of the Differences of Poysons, and of Poysons in Generall.
SECTION I. Of the first Division of Poysons.
SECTION II. Of the second Division of Poysons, and that they act not by Primary and manifest Qualities.
SECTION III. Of the Third Kind of Poysons, shewing that all have not an aptitude to Kill, but that some are Mortall, others not.
SECTION IV. Shewing a Fourth sort of Poysons disco∣vered by their effects, and that some are Enemies to one part, some to another.
SECTION V. Shewing a Fifth Division of Poysons, and that there is no Poyson to be prepared that can kill precisely a Moneth, two, three, or a Year, after it is administred.
SECTION VI. Containing a Sixth sort of Poysons, ac∣cording as they are received into the Bodies of Men; wherein divers Questions are discussed.
SECTION VII. Shewing a Seventh Division of Poysons.
PART II. Of POYSONS in par∣ticular, with their severall sorts and Antidotes.
CLASSE I. Of Poysons belonging to MINERALLS, or dug out of the earth.
DIVISION I. Of such as may properly be termed Metalls.
SECTION I. Of Aqua Fortis, Aqua Regis, and Aqua Chry∣sulca; with their Antidotes,
SECTION II. Of Antimony and its Antidotes.
SECTION III. Of Arsnick, its severall kinds and Antidotes.
SECTION IV: Of Argent Vive its severall sorts, and Antidotes.
SECTION V. Of Calx-vive, and its Antidots.
SECTION VI. Of Vitriol and its Antidotes.
SECTION VII. Of Copper, and such as proceed thereof, with their Antidotes.
SECTION VIII. Of the Dross and Rust of Iron, with their Antidotes.
SECTION IX. Of Lead, Ceruse, and Litharge, with their Antidotes.
DIVISION II. Of such as are dug out of the Fath, and are not Mettalls:
SECTION I: Of Lapis Lazulus, and its antidotes:
SECTION II. Of the Diamond, and its Antidotes.
SECTION III. Of the Load-stone and its Antidotes.
OF POYSONS belonging to VEGETABLES. CLASSE. 2.
DIVISION I. Of Seeds that are Poyson.
SECTION I. De Semine Ricinae, of the Seed of Pal∣ma Christi of America, and its Antidotes.
SECTION II. Of the Seed of Hen-bane, and its Autidotes.
SECTION III. Of Darnel, and its Antidotes.
SECTION IV. De Grano Nubiae, and its Antidotes, Fennel, Linseed, etc.
DIVISION II. Of Poysons belonging to Roots.
SECTION 1. Of the black Camaelion-Thistle-Root, and its Antidotes.
SECTION II Of White Hellebor, and its Antidotes.
SECTION III. Aconitum and its Antidotes.
SECTION IV. Of the Mandrake and its Antidotes.
DIVISION III. Of Poysons belonging to Hearbs.
SECTION I. Of Woolf. bane, and its Antidotes.
SECTION II. Of Hemlock and i. s Antidotes.
SECTION III. Of the Hearb Hen bane.
SECTION IV. Of the Hearb Man-Drake.
SECTION V. Of Round-Leaved-Marsh-Crow-foot, and its Antidotes.
SECTION VI. Of Spurges and their Antidotes.
SECTION VII. Ophiusa and its Antidotes; And Rew.
DIVISION IV. Of Poysons belonging to Flowers.
SECTION I. Flos Colchii and its Antidotes.
SECTION II. Flos Africanus and its Antidotes.
SECTION III. Crocus, and its Antidotes.
DIVISION V. Of Poysons belonging to Trees.
SECTION I. Of the Wallnut-Tree, and its Antidotes, Tammerine-Tree, Juniper, and Baxama, &c.
SECTION II. Of the Yew-Tree and its Antidotes.
SECTION III. Of the Box-Tree, and its Antidotes, with the Rose-bays, &c.
DIVISION VI. Of Poysons belonging 〈◊〉ui.
SECTION I. Of the Man-Drake-Apple, an is Antidotes.
SECTION II. Nux Vomica, and its Antidotes, with Pruna Insania, Nux Metalla, &c.
SECTION III. Of Colocynthis, and its Antidotes.
SECTION IV: Of Night-shade, and its Antidotes.
SECTION V. Mangas, and its Antidotes.
DIVISION VII. Of Poysons belonging to Juyces.
SECTION I. Of Opium and its Antidotes.
SECTION II. Euphorbium, and its Antidotes.
SECTION III. Scammony and its Antidotes.
SECTION IV. Of the Indian Hiucca, and its Antidotes.
SECTION V. Of Toxicum and its Antidotes, Mel Ve∣nenatum, Mushroomes.
OF POYSONS belonging to ANIMALLS. CLASSE III.
DIVISION I. Of Poysons belonging to Four-Footed-Beasts.
SECTION I. Of the biting of Mad-Doggs, and the Antidotes
SECTION II. Of Cats Poyson and its Antidotes.
SECTION III. O WooPoyson, an Antiots.
SECTION. IV. De Mure Araneo, and its Antidotes
SECTION V. Of Bulls-blood ranked among Poysons by some of the Larned.
SECTION VI. Of Cows Milk, by some among Poysons.
DIVISION I. Of Poysons belonging to FLYING CREATƲRES.
SECTION. I. Of the Hye Cantharides, nats Ant∣dotes, Bupressus.
SECTION II. Of the Sting of Bees and their Antidotes.
SECTION III Of the Sting of Waspes and their Antidotes.
DIVISION III. Of Poyson belonging to SERPENTS.
SECTION I. Of the Dragon and its Antidotes.
SECTION II. Of the Crocodile and its Antidotes
SECTION III. Of the Scorpion and its Antidotes.
SECTION IV. Of the Baziliske.
SECTION V. Of the Salamander, and its Antidotes.
SECTION VI. Of the Viper and its Antidotes.
SECTION VII. Of the Dryinus and its Antidotes.
SECTION VIII. Of the Serpent Stellio and its Antidoces.
SECTION IX. Of the Aspe and its Antidotes.
SECTION X. Of the Serpent Natrix and its Antidotes.
SECTION XI. Of the Serpents Amphysbaena and Scytale, with their Antidotes.
SECTION XII. Of the Haemorrhous and its Antidotes.
SECTION XIII. Of the Serpent Seps, and its Antidotes.
SECTION XIV. Of the Serpent Cerastes and its Antidotes.
SECTION XV. Of the Serpent Dipsas and its Antidots.
SECTION XVI. Of the Serpent Cenchris and it Antidetes.
SECTION XVII. Of the Lizzard and its Antidotes.
DIVISION IIII. Of Poysons BELONGING TO FISHES.
SECTION I. Of the Torpedo and its Antidotes.
SECTION II. Of the Sea-Deagon an its Aatidotes.
SECTION III. Of the Sea-Ray, or Pastinaca and its Antidotes
SECTION IV. Of the Sea-Dogg and its Antidotes.
SECTION V. Of the Sea-Hare and its Antidotes.
SECTION VI. Of the Sea-Scorpion and its Antidotes.
SECTION VII. Of the Lampron and its Antidotes.
DIVISION V. Of Poysons BELONGING TO CREEPING THINGS.
SECTION I. Of Scolopendra and its Antidotes.
SECTION II. Of Horse-Leeches, and their Antidotes.
SECTION III. Of the Toad and its Antidotes, with Frogs, &c.
SECTION IV. Of the Araneus and other sort of Spiders, and their Antidotes, Tarantula, &c.
SECTION V. Of Pini Erucae and its Antidotes.
An Alphabeticall Index of the most Materiall matters contained in this small Treatise.