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    • 1752

    Bowls like this one were used to catch the blood released by bleeding. The appearance of blood was a useful diagnostic tool for physicians, who examined it for clues about the body's internal state. This large bowl was…

    • Part of The Book of Health
    • 1898

    Depicts mullein, rosemary, nettle, and deadly nightshade.

    • Part of The Book of Health
    • 1898

    Depicts peony, St. John's wort, aconite or monkshood, and lily of the valley.

    • Part of The Book of Health
    • 1898

    Depicts a mad dog, scorpion, rattlesnake, tarantula, centipede, and copperhead.

    • Part of The Book of Health
    • 1898

    Depicts dill, peppermint, spurge-laurel, and black bryony.

    • Part of The Book of Health
    • 1898

    Depicts parsley, valerian, foxglove, and crowfoot.

    • Part of The Book of Health
    • 1898

    Depicts buckthorn, fennel, tansy, and wood sorrel.

    • Part of The Book of Health
    • 1898

    Depicts stavesacre, golden rod, lime, and bear berry.

    • Part of The Book of Health
    • 1898

    Depicts hemlock, barberry, elder, and oak.

    • Part of The Book of Health
    • 1898

    Depicts bittersweet, chamomile, caraway, and Herb Robert.

    • Part of The Book of Health
    • 1898

    Depicts scurvy-grass, colchicum or meadow saffron, garlic, and horse-radish.

    • Part of The Book of Health
    • 1898

    Depicts juniper, black currant, white horehound, and coltsfoot.

    • Part of The Book of Health
    • 1898

    Depicts plantain, white poppy, pennyroyal, and bearsfoot.

    • Part of The Book of Health
    • 1898

    Depicts thorn-apple, asparagus, marsh mallow, and hop.

    • Part of The Book of Health
    • 1898

    Depicts henbane, calamint, sage, and mustard.

    • Part of The Book of Health
    • 1898

    Depicts saffron, meadow-sweet, hedge-mustard, and hedge-nettle.

    • At the Alchemist
    • circa 1820 – circa 1870

    In a small workshop a medical alchemist tends to the foot of a seated patient while the man's wife and child look on. At left, an assistant grinds a substance--likely a medicine or salve--in a small mortar and pestle.…