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Ginseng and Other Medicinal Plants A Book of Valuable Information for Growers as Well as Collectors of Medicinal Roots, Barks, Leaves, Etc.   By: (1871-1930)

Ginseng and Other Medicinal Plants A Book of Valuable Information for Growers as Well as Collectors of Medicinal Roots, Barks, Leaves, Etc. by Arthur R. Harding

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Ginseng and Other Medicinal Plants

[Frontispiece: Delights in His Ginseng Garden.]

GINSENG AND OTHER MEDICINAL PLANTS

A Book of Valuable Information for Growers as Well as Collectors of Medicinal Roots, Barks, Leaves, Etc.

BY A. R. HARDING

Published by A. R. Harding Publishing Co. Columbus, Ohio

Copyright 1908 By A. R. Harding Pub. Co.

CONTENTS

I. Plants as a Source of Revenue II. List of Plants Having Medicinal Value III. Cultivation of Wild Plants IV. The Story of Ginseng V. Ginseng Habits VI. Cultivation VII. Shading and Blight VIII. Diseases of Ginseng IX. Marketing and Prices X. Letters from Growers XI. General Information XII. Medicinal Qualities XIII. Ginseng in China XIV. Ginseng Government Description, Etc. XV. Michigan Mint Farm XVI. Miscellaneous Information XVII. Golden Seal Cultivation XVIII. Golden Seal History, Etc. XIX. Growers' Letters XX. Golden Seal Government Description, Etc. XXI. Cohosh Black and Blue XXII. Snakeroot Canada and Virginia XXIII. Pokeweed XXIV. Mayapple XXV. Seneca Snakeroot XXVI. Lady's Slipper XXVII. Forest Roots XXVIII. Forest Plants XXIX. Thicket Plants XXX. Swamp Plants XXXI. Field Plants XXXII. Dry Soil Plants XXXIII. Rich Soil Plants XXXIV. Medicinal Herbs XXXV. Medicinal Shrubs

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

Delights in His Ginseng Garden Seneca Snake Root (Cultivated) in Blossom Indian Turnip (Wild) Canadian Snake Root (Cultivated) Blood Root (Cultivated) Sarsaparilla Plant (Wild) Ginseng Plants and Roots Garden Grown Ginseng Plants Northern Ginseng Plant in Bloom June Plan for Ginseng Garden 24 x 40 Feet Ground Plan One Line, Overhead Dotted A Lath Panel One, Two and Three Year Old Ginseng Roots Ginseng Plants Coming Up Bed of 10,000 Young Ginseng Plants in Forest One Year's Growth of Ginseng Under Lattice Shade A Healthy Looking Ginseng Garden Diseased Ginseng Plants Broken "Stem Rot" End Root Rot of Seedlings The Beginning of Soft Rot Dug and Dried Ready for Market A Three Year Old Cultivated Root Bed of Mature Ginseng Plants Under Lattice Some Thrifty Plants An Ohio Garden New York Grower's Garden Forest Bed of Young "Seng" These Plants However Are Too Thick A Healthy Looking "Garden" "Yard" Root Resembling Human Body Wild Ginseng Roots Pennsylvania Grower's Garden Ginseng (Panax Quinquefolium) Lady Slipper Young Golden Seal Plant in Bloom Golden Seal Plants Thrifty Golden Seal Plant Golden Seal in an Upland Grove Locust Grove Seal Garden Golden Seal (Hydrastis Canadensis) Flowering Plant and Fruit Golden Seal Rootstock Black Cohosh (Cimicifuga Racemosa), Leaves, Flowering Spikes and Rootstock Blue Cohosh (Caulophyllum Thalictroides) Canada Snakeroot (Asarum Canadense) Virginia Serpentaria (Aristolochia Serpentaria) Pokeweed (Phytolacca Decandra), Flowering and Fruiting Branch Pokeweed Root May Apple (Podophyllum Pellatum), Upper Portion of Plant with Flower, and Rootstock Seneca Snakeroot (Polygala Senega), Flowering Plant with Root Large Yellow Lady's Slipper (Cypripedium Hirsutum) Bethroot (Trillium Erectum) Culver's Root (Veronica Virginica) Flowering Top and Rootstock Stoneroot (Collinsonia Canadensis) Crawley Root (Corallorhiza Odontorhiza) Marginal Fruited Shield Fern (Dryopteris Marginalis) Goldthread (Coptis Trifolia) Twinleaf (Jeffersonia Diphylla) Plant and Seed Capsule Canada Moonseed (Menispermum Canadense) Wild Turnip (Arisaema Triphyllum) Black Indian Hemp (Apocynum Cannabinum), Flowering Portion, Pods, and Rootstock Chamaelirium (Chamaelirium Luteum) Wild Yam (Dioscorea Villosa) Skunk Cabbage (Spathyema Foetida) American Hellebore (Veratrum Viride) Water Eryngo (Eryngium Yuccifolium) Yellow Jasmine (Gelsensium Sempervirens) Sweet Flag (Acorus Calamus) Blue Flag (Iris Versicolor) Crane's bill (Geranium Maculatum), Flowering Plant, Showing also Seed Pods and Rootstock Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale) Soapwort (Saponaria Officinalis) Burdock (Arctium Lappa), Flowering branch and Root Yellow Dock (Rumex Crispus), First Year's Growth Broad Leaved Dock (Rumex Obtusifolius), Leaf, Fruiting Spike and Root Stillingia (Stillingia Sylvatica), Upper Portion of Plant and Part of Spike Showing Male Plant American Colombo (Frasera Carolinensis), Leaves, Flowers, and Seed Pods Couch Grass (Agropyron Repens) Echinacea (Brauneria Augustifolia) Aletris (Aletris Farinosa) Wild Indigo (Baptisia Tinctoria), Branch Showing Flowers and Seed Pods Pleurisy Root (Asclepias Tuberosa) Bloodroot (Sanguinaria Canadensis), Flowering Plant with Rootstock Pinkroot (Spigelia Marilandica) Indian Physic (Porteranthus Trifoliatus) Wild Sarsaparilla (Aralia Nudicaulis) American Angelica (Angelica Atropurpurea) Comfrey (Symphytum Officinale) Elecampane (Inula Helenium) Queen of the Meadow (Eupatorium Purpureum) Hydrangea (Hydrangea Arborescens) Oregon Grape (Berberis Aquifolium)

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