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Sloane 4016 ff. 44v-45 Field horsetail
Field horsetail
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Description: Miniature of the plant Hyppurius (field horsetail), on the left, with a man and a woman sitting on a bench in the middle labelled 'De homine sive de muliere experimenta', illustrating the effects of an aphrodisiac, with Jacinta or hyacinth on the right, an aid to urinary problems and menstruation, with a naked boy and seated woman above the plant; miniature of plants. 
Origin: Italy, N. (Lombardy) 


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