This vintage book contains a collection of recipes and instructions for making various medicines from plants and herbs, as well as general advice on treatment and care. Written in simple language and easy-to-follow, these recipes will appeal those with an interest in herbal remedies but who have little previous experience. Contents include: “How to Make Medicines From Our Mixed Formulae”, “How to Make Medicine From Plain Unmixed Herbs”, “The Herb Doctor or Medicine Man's Method of Treating the Sick”, “Fevers”, “Thyroid Fever”, “Malarial Fever”, “Measles”, “Scarlet Fever”, “Are You Overweight?”, “Chickenpox”, “Mumps”, “Erysipelas”, “Laryngitis”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in a modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on the history of herbalism.