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Culpeper

Nicholas. 1616--54, English herbalist and astrologer; his unauthorized translation (1649) of the College of Physicians' Pharmacopoeia and his Herbal (1653) popularized herbalism
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Mi gafodd ei eni yn 1616 ac roedd o'n fab i Nicholas Culpeper oedd yn offeiriad.
Nicholas Culpeper describes Melancholic people as 'naturally covetous, self lovers, cowards, afraid of their own shadows, fearful, careful, solitary, lumpish, (and) unsociable.
Used since the time of Dioscorides as a febrifuge (hence its common name), Tanacetum parthenium has been favored by herbalists such as Nicholas Culpeper, who advised placing bruised leaves on the head to relieve pain.
Melancholia, according to Nicholas Culpeper and his contemporaries, was one of the four basic humors of the human body.
As Nicholas Culpeper explained in his Directory for Midwives (1660), "Milk digests soon, it being concocted by the Nurse; and thats the Reason, many in a Consumption (whose digestion is weak) are cured by sucking a Womans Breast.
Culpeper's Complete Herbal - written by Nicholas Culpeper and first published in 1652.
Mae Nicholas Culpeper yn cyfeirio at lysiau pen tai yn 'Culpeper's Complete Herbal and English Physician' ac yn nodi fod y planhigyn cyffredin yma yn dda ar gyfer y llygaid a rhannau eraill o'r corff, ac ar gyfer gwres mewnol ac allanol, ac fod posel wedi'i ei wneud o'r sudd yn arbennig o dda ar gyfer pob cryd poeth, am fod y gallu yn y sudd i oeri'r gwaed.
TAKE A MUSTARD BATH -- Nicholas Culpeper (1616-1654), the famous herbalist and physician, recommended using mustard in poultices for fevers, sciatica, and rheumatic pains.
Nicholas Culpeper was a revolutionary who believed in flower-power, and who disliked intensely priests, lawyers and -in particular -doctors.
Nicholas Culpeper is now known as one of the founding fathers of alternative medicine.
The British herbalist, Nicholas Culpeper, described its analgesic effects in 1653 and Queen Victoria, whose physician described it as 'one of the most valuable medicines we possess', is said to have taken cannabis tincture for her menstrual pains.
Over 350 years ago Nicholas Culpeper described cannabis as a useful herb for a variety of illnesses, including jaundice, coughing, gout and rheumatism.