Notes: Information on "a number of useful drugs of the indigenous materia medica" derived from leaves, with reports and plates documenting microscopic analysis. Includes entries on tea, tobacco, coca, cannabis sativa, digitalis, etc.
Government of India, Ministry of Health, Pharmacognosy Laboratory Bulletin No. 2. vi, 124 pages. 7 by 10 inches. 51 half-tone plates, most reproducing four photographs of plant specimens, plus a folding map, "Distribution of Leaf Drug-Yielding Plants in India."
Edition + Condition: First edition (first printing). Very good in the publisher's half-leather binding stamped in gilt on the spine. Several small wormholes penetrate the entire book.
Publication: Calcutta: Government of India Press, 1952.
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