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Title: Remedio facil I seguro para curar la viruela
Creator: Velasquez, Fr. Manuel Zaccarias
Publication Info: Bogotá : J.A. Cualla, 1841.
Physical Details: 30 9/10 x 21 1/10 cm

Summary: Fr. Manuel Zacarias Velasquez promotes using yerva santa (mountain balm) to cure smallpox. He describes the preparation of the plant and the treatment method. This broadside was originally published in Guatemala on Feb 19, 1840

Subject(s): Medicinal plants -- Colombia
Medicine -- Colombia -- History -- 19th century
Smallpox -- Colombia -- History -- 19th century
Related Items in the Collection: [Carta Pastoral]

Type: Broadside
Language: Spanish
Format: JPG
PDF - Color
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: B00048
Record Number: 428