Containing general rules for the gathering and preserving herbs, roots, barks, seeds, and flowers; together with the methods of making such preparations from them, as may best retain their virtues, or be most useful to be kept in families.
Chap. I. The design and purpose of this work, and the method observed in it.
Chap. II. Concerning the methods of collecting and preserving plants and parts of them for use.
Chap. III. Concerning the various methods of preparing simples for present use.
Chap. IV. Concerning distilled waters, and other preparations to be kept in the house.
Chap. V. Concerning the best methods of putting medicines together for present taking.
The Family Herbal, 1812, was written by John Hill.