Title: Sir W. Denison and others planting the first quinine tree in the Neilgherry hills, India

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Date: ca. 1860-1869

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: Sir W. Denison and others planting the first quinine tree in the Neilgherry hills, India. Wood engraving by Jackson, 186-. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): Nilgiri Mountains, India; Peru

 

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Categories: Bioprospecting Natural Medicine Tropical Medicine

Title: Orange-flowered plant, with example of a grey and orange moth, from an album of 91 drawings entitled ‘Merian’s Drawings of Surinam Insects &c’; with blue caterpillar and chrysalis Watercolour and bodycolour, with pen and grey ink, on vellum

Artist/Maker: Maria Sibylla Merian

Date: ca. 1701-1705

Source: The British Museum

Copyright/Permissions: © Trustees of the British Museum. Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)

Location(s): Suriname

 

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Categories: Enslaved Medicine and Healers Gender and Sex Gynecology Natural Medicine Reproductive Medicine

Title: Justicia, unknown plant, and Petesia

Artist/Maker: Georg Dionysius Ehret

Date: 1754

Source: The John Carter Brown Library, Brown University

Copyright/Permissions: Justicia, unknown plant, and Petesia. Engraving. plate 2; following p. 374, 1754. In The civil and natural history of Jamaica : in three parts. In three dissertations. The whole illustrated with fifty copper-plates : in which the most curious productions are represented of the natural size, and delineated immediately from the objects by Patrick Browne. London: T. Osborne and J. Shipton in Gray’s-Inn, 1756. Courtesy of the John Carter Brown Library. Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Location(s): Jamaica; London, England

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Categories: Bioprospecting Botany Enslaved Medicine and Healers Indigenous Medicine and Healers Natural Medicine

Title: No. I. The Bombay Gossipium; or, silk cotton tree. … The smaller Flower drawn with the above. The Apocynum-erectum; or Wild ipecacuan. A strong vegetable Poison and Medicine.

Artist/Maker: Lydia Byam

Date: 1797

Source: The John Carter Brown Library, Brown University

Copyright/Permissions: No. I. The Bombay Gossipium; or, silk cotton tree. … The smaller Flower drawn with the above. The Apocynum-erectum; or Wild ipecacuan. A strong vegetable Poison and Medicine. In A collection of exotics, from the island of Antigua. Plate I. by Lydia Byam. London: White, 1799. Courtesy of the John Carter Brown Library. Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Location(s): London, England; Antigua

 

 

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Categories: Bioprospecting Botany Enslaved Medicine and Healers Indigenous Medicine and Healers Natural Medicine

Title: Smooth Cerasee

Artist/Maker: Lydia Byam

Date: 1800

Source: The John Carter Brown Library, Brown University

Copyright/Permissions: Smooth Cerasee. Handcolored engraving. Plate IX. In A Collection of Fruits from the West Indies, Drawn and Coloured from Nature, And, with Permission, Most Humbly Dedicated to the Princess Elizabeth by Lydia Byam. London: Wilson & Co., 1800. Courtesy of the John Carter Brown Library. Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Location(s): London, England; West Indies

 

 

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Categories: Bioprospecting Botany Diabetes and Endocrinology Enslaved Medicine and Healers Indigenous Medicine and Healers Natural Medicine

Title: Recipe for Corns

Artist/Maker: George Cruikshank

Date: March 31, 1819

Source: Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, Yale University

Copyright/Permissions: George Cruikshank, Recipe for Corns, 1819. Etching, colored. London: Published by G. Humphrey. 27 St James’s Street. March 31, 1819.

Location(s): 27 St. James’s Street, London, England

 

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Categories: Natural Medicine

Title: Chippewa Indian medicine man scratching on birch bark a charm to be recited when gathering roots for medicine

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Source: The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library

Copyright/Permissions: “Chippewa Indian medicine man scratching on birch bark a charm to be recited when gathering roots for medicine.” New York Public Library Digital Collections.

Location(s): North America

 

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Categories: Indigenous Medicine and Healers Natural Medicine

Title: Eucommia ulmoides

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Source: Economic Botany Collection, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Copyright/Permissions: CC-BY

References: Parkin, John. “Eucommia Ulmoides. The Tu-Chung of the Chinese.” Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information (Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew) Vol. 1921, No. 5 (1921), 177-185.

Location(s): England; China

 

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Categories: Bioprospecting Indigenous Medicine and Healers Natural Medicine

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