1,000-Year-Old Illustrated Manuscript of Herbal Remedies Available Online

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“Each entry in the manual lists the plant’s or animal’s “name in various languages; descriptions of ailments it can be used to treat; and instructions for finding and preparing it.” And while it’s debatable as to how practical the guide really was—it includes plants like cumin that would not have been available in England—it’s a curious work of art in its own right.

If you’re having trouble making sense of the Old English, there is a 2002 translation available for sale.”

1,000-Year-Old Illustrated Manuscript of Herbal Remedies Available Online