CAPSICUM. by Christopher, John R. (1909-1983)

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CAPSICUM.

Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.

Springville, Utah: Christophers Publications, (1980). SIGNED first edition - A comprehensive look at cayenne's versatile and safe healing properties, which make it the most useful first aid herb available. Discussed are its history over thousands of years, botanical information, its cultivation (in modern times mostly in Ceylon and Africa but with instructions for growing it yourself) and a variety of modern medicinal uses. Included is a brief excerpt from Samuel Thompson's 'Botanic Family Physician' published in 1835. Illustrated. SIGNED on the first page and dated in 1981. Dr Christopher was a pioneering US herbalist and naturopath, who, among other things, founded The School of Natural Healing in Utah. Selected bibliography, index. 167 pp.

Condition: Very good in glossy white illustrated wrappers (some minor wear to the covers, contents are clean and tight). Uncommon in the first edition, and especially so signed.

Book ID: 83325
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