September 18, 1948

Healing Herbs of the Upper Rio Grande

JAMA. 1948;138(3):252. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02900030084050

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This book contains a series of brief discussions on articles ranging from Mexican oil (aceite mexicano) to love-vine (yerba mala) arranged alphabetically according to the Spanish name. If the book is not accepted as a therapeutic guide it offers some rather unusual bits of information presented in a somewhat popular style. This is essentially a collection of statements on primitive herbal medicine.

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