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Virtues and Pleasures of Herbs through History

Physic, Flavor, Fragrance and Dye

Bibliography

Physic

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Bunney, S., ed., J. Stodola, and J. Volak. 1984. Illustrated Book of Herbs: Their Medicinal and Culinary Uses. London: Octopus.

Chrubasik, S., M. H. Pittler and B. D. Roufogalis. 2005. Zingiberis rhizoma: a comprehensive review on the ginger effect and efficacy profiles. Phytomedicine 12(9): 684–701.

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Ferry-Swainson, K. 2000. Mint. Boston, Mass.: Journey Editions.

Foster, S. and V. E. Tyler. 1999. Tyler's Honest Herbal: A Sensible Guide to the Use of Herbs and Related Remedies, ed. 4. New York: Haworth Herbal Press.

Frisk, G., ed. 1949. A Middle English Translation of Macer Floridus de Viribus Herbarum. Uppsala: A.-B. Lundequistska Bokhandeln; Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press. Pp. 137–138.

Gerard, J. 1633. The Herball; or, Generall Historie of Plantes, ed. 2. London: Printed by Adam Islip, Joice Norton, and Richard Whitakers. (Facsim. ed. 1975, New York, Dover Publications.)

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Grzanna, R., L. Lindmark, and C. G. Frondoza. 2005. Ginger: An herbal medicinal product with broad anti-inflammatory actions. Journal of Medicinal Food 8(2): 125–132.

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Flavor

Bown, D. 2001. The Herb Society of America Encyclopedia of Herbs & Their Uses. New York: Dorling Kindersley.

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David, E. 2000. Spices, Salt and Aromatics in the English Kitchen, new. ed. London: Grub Street.

Davidson, A. 1999. The Oxford Companion to Food. Oxford, N.Y.: Oxford University Press.

Debaggio, T. and S. 1996. Basil: An Herb Lover's Guide. Loveland, Colo.: Interweave Press.

Evelyn, J. 1937. Acetaria: A Discourse of Sallets. Brooklyn: Published by a Women's auxiliary, Brooklyn Botanic Garden. (Reprint, orig. ed. 1699.)

Favretti, R. J. 1972. Colonial Gardens. Barre, Mass.: Barre Publishers.

Flandrin, J. L., M. Montanari and A. Sonnenfeld. 1999. Histoire de l'Alimentation (Food: A Culinary History from Antiquity to the Present), transl. Clarissa Botsford [et al.]. New York: Columbia University Press. (Orig. French ed. 1996, Paris, Fayard.)

Freeman, M. 1943. Herbs for the Medieval Household. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Kerins, S. and P. P. Bernal. 2003. A Celebration of Herbs: Recipes from the Huntington Herb Garden. San Marino, Ca.: Huntington Library Press.

Larkey, S. V. and T. Pyles. 1941. An Herbal (1525) Edited & Transcribed into Modern English. New York: Scholars' Facsimiles & Reprints. [Also known as Banckes's Herbal (1525).]

Leighton, A. 1970. Early English Gardens in New England. London: Cassell.

McLean, T. 1980. Medieval English Gardens. New York: Viking Press.

McVicar, J. 2002. New Book of Herbs. New York: Dorling Kindersley.

Moyers, S. 1996. Garlic in Health, History and World Cuisine. St. Petersburg, Fla.: Suncoast Press.

Parkinson, J. 1904. Paradisi in Sole Paradisus Terrestris. London: Methuen & Co. (Facsim., orig. ed. 1629, London.)

Pegge, S. 1780. The Forme of Cury: A Roll of Ancient English Cookery, Compiled, about A.D. 1390. London: Printed by J. Nichols. [Translation available from Project Gutenberg, http://www.gutenberg.org.]

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Root, W. 1992. The Food of Italy. New York: Vintage Books.

Sanecki, K. 1994. History of the English Herb Garden. London: Ward Lock.

Simmons, A. and M. T. Wilson. 1984. The First American Cookbook: A Facsimile of American Cookery, 1796, by Amelia Simmons. New York: Dover Publications.

Sumner, J. 2004. American Household Botany: A History of Useful Plants, 1620–1900. Portland, Oreg.: Timber Press.

Tannahill, R. 1988. Food in History. New York: Crown Pub., Inc.

Unger, R. 2004. Beer in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.

Fragrance

Bown, D. 2001. The Herb Society of America Encyclopedia of Herbs & Their Uses. New York: Dorling Kindersley.

Bremness, L. 1988. The Complete Book of Herbs. London: Dorling Kindersley. Brownlow, Margaret. 1963. Herbs and the Fragrant Garden. New York: McGraw Hill.

Buchanan, R. 1996. The Shaker Herb and Garden Book. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company.

Buc'hoz, P.-J. 1779. The Toilet of Flora: or, A Collection of the Most Simple and Approved Methods of Preparing Baths, Essences, Pomatums, Powders, Perfumes, and Sweet-Scented Waters, new ed., improved. London: Printed for J. Murray ... and W. Nicoll ....

Campbell, M. M., D. Greeley, P. Lord and E. Morss, eds. 1983. A Basket of Herbs. Brattleboro, Vt.: Stephen Greene Press.

Crocker, P., C. Amidon and J. Brobst. 2006. Scented Geranium: Pelargonium, 2006 Herb of the Year. Ontario: Riversong Studious Ltd.

D'Andrea, J. 1982. Ancient Herbs in the J. Paul Getty Museum Gardens. Malibu, Calif.: The J. Paul Getty Museum.

Evelegh, T. 1996. Lavender. New York: Anness Publishing Inc.

Freeman, M. 1943. Herbs for the Medieval Household. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Gunther, R. T., ed. 1934. The Greek Herbal of Dioscorides: Illustrated by a Byzantine A.D. 512, Englished by John Goodyer A.D. 1655 ... Oxford: Printed by John Johnson for the author at the University Press.

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Marcin, M. M. 1993. The Herbal Tea Garden: Planning, Planting, Harvesting and Brewing. Pownal, Vt.: Story Communications, Inc.

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Meyers, M. 2006. Pelargoniums: An Herb Society of America Guide. http://www.herbsociety.org/pelargonium/index.php

Morris, E. 1999. Scents of Time: Perfume from Ancient Egypt to the 21st Century. New York: Bulfinch Press/Little, Brown and Company.

Rohde, E. S. [1931.] The Scented Garden. London: The Medici Society.

Sweet, R. 1820–1830. Geraniaceae. 5 vols. London: James Ridgway.

Taylor, R. 1952. Plants of Colonial Days: A Guide to One Hundred and Sixty Flowers, Shrubs, and Trees in the Gardens of Colonial Williamsburg. Williamsburg, Va.: Colonial Williamsburg.

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Van der Walt, J. J. A. 1977. Pelargoniums of South Africa. Cape Town, South Africa: Juta.

Verey, R. 1981. The Scented Garden. New York: Random House.

Wittmann, C. 1991/1992. Early American Tea Herbs. The Herb Companion 4(2).

Dye

Bliss, A. 1981. A Handbook of Dyes from Natural Materials. New York: Scribner.

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Brunello, F. 1973. L'Arte della Tintura nella Storia dell'umanità (The Art of Dyeing in the History of Mankind), transl. Bernard Hickey. Venice: Neri Pozza. (Orig. Italian ed. 1968, Venice, Neri Pozza.)

Buchanan, R. 1987. A Weaver's Garden. Loveland, Colo.: Interweave Press.

Cannon, J. and M. 2003. Dye Plants and Dyeing. Portland, Oreg.: Timber Press.

Chenciner, R. 2000. Madder Red: A History of Luxury and Trade. Richmond: Curzon Press.

Erichsen-Brown, C. 1989. Medicinal and Other Uses of North American Plants: A Historical Survey with Special Reference to the Eastern Indian Tribes. New York: Dover Publications. (Reprint, orig. ed. 1979, Aurora, Ontario, Breezy Creeks Press.)

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Hurry, J. 1930. The Woad Plant and its Dye. London: Oxford University Press, H. Milford.

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Robertson, S. 1973. Dyes from Plants. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company.

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Willard, P. 2001. Secrets of Saffron. Boston: Beacon Press.