Astrological Judgement of Diseases from the Decumbiture of the Sick (1655)

Astrological Judgement of Diseases from the Decumbiture of the Sick Nicholas Culpeper is best known today for his English Physician a comprehensive guide to the medicinal uses of native plants and herbs the first such book published in English First published in

  • Title: Astrological Judgement of Diseases from the Decumbiture of the Sick (1655)
  • Author: Nicholas Culpeper
  • ISBN: 1538101130
  • Page: 479
  • Format: Paperback
  • Nicholas Culpeper, is best known today for his English Physician, a comprehensive guide to the medicinal uses of native plants and herbs, the first such book published in English First published in 1655, this is a book of practical astrological medicine In it, how to find critical days, how to read a decumbiture chart, the diseases the planets signify, how to know if thNicholas Culpeper, is best known today for his English Physician, a comprehensive guide to the medicinal uses of native plants and herbs, the first such book published in English First published in 1655, this is a book of practical astrological medicine In it, how to find critical days, how to read a decumbiture chart, the diseases the planets signify, how to know if the disease is in the mind or body, if it will be long or short much Tells how to judge the moon when afflicted by Saturn or Mars at time of decumbiture, taken from Hermes Trismegistus Observations by Cardan, Augerius Pererius, Boderius, John Anntonio Maginus John Baptista Triandule, with decumbiture charts Gives presages by the face, eyes, lips, teeth, hands, breath, sweat tumours Also includes the Presages of Hippocrates Infallible signs to discern of what complexion any person is whatsoever, eg, cholerick melancholy, melancholy cholerick, melancholy, melancholy sanguine, sanguine melancholy, sanguine, sanguine phlegmatic, phlegmatic sanguine, phlegmatic, phlegmatic cholerick, cholerick phlegmatic Also included Written in memory of his young daughter who suffered, Culpeper s monograph URANALIA, A Treatise of the Crisis Happening to the Urine, first published in 1658 These two works are the distilled experience of a very busy practitioner The texts, while newly reset, retain the spelling and punctuation of the originals.

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    1. Nicholas Culpeper

      Nicholas Culpeper was an English botanist, herbalist, physician, and astrologer His published books include The English Physician 1652 and the Complete Herbal 1653 , which contain a rich store of pharmaceutical and herbal knowledge, and Astrological Judgement of Diseases from the Decumbiture of the Sick 1655 , which is one of the most detailed documents we have on the practice of medical astrology in Early Modern Europe.Culpeper spent the greater part of his life in the English outdoors cataloging hundreds of medicinal herbs He criticized what he considered the unnatural methods of his contemporaries, writing This not being pleasing, and less profitable to me, I consulted with my two brothers, DR REASON and DR EXPERIENCE, and took a voyage to visit my mother NATURE, by whose advice, together with the help of Dr DILIGENCE, I at last obtained my desire and, being warned by MR HONESTY, a stranger in our days, to publish it to the world, I have done it Culpeper came from a long line of notable people including Thomas Culpeper, the lover of Catherine Howard also a distant relative who was sentenced to death by Catherine s husband, King Henry VIII.

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