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Sloane 1975 f. 44v Plants
Plants
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Description: Illuminated miniatures of the plants Cucumber (Sicidis Agria), which could be used for sore joints and gout, and Cannabis, which the text recommended for external use: it could, for example, be pounded with grease and used to reduce swelling of the breasts. 
Origin: England, N.? or France, N.? 


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