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SCHOEPFF, Johann David

1 entries
  • 1837

Materia medica Americana, potissimum regni vegetabilis.

Erlangen: J. J. Palmii, 1787.

Schoepff came to America in 1777 as a surgeon with the Hessian troops employed by the British Forces. He returned to Germany in 1784 and compiled the first full American materia medica, describing about 400 plants, including a few references to native American remedies. Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.

Subjects: BOTANY › Ethnobotany, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › United States , NATIVE AMERICANS & Medicine, PHARMACOLOGY › PHARMACEUTICALS › Materia medica / Herbals / Herbal Medicines