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Kreutterbüch von allem Erdtgewächs, 1533

Eucharius Rösslin was a German apothecary, physician, and author. His book on "all earthy plants," Kreutterbüch von allem Erdtgewächs, provides illustrations of various plants and distillation apparatuses, and served as a manual for creating medicinals. Rösslin is best known for his work on childbirth, Der Rosengarten ("The Rose Garden"), published in 1513. It became the standard text used by midwives.

Courtesy National Library of Medicine

Title page of a book.
  • Creator:

    Eucharius Rösslin (ca. 1470–1526)