Thomson, Samuel, 1769-1843.

Collection: Medical Heritage

Publisher: [S.l.] : Printed for the use of one of the agents

  • Samuel Thomson was an American herbalist and naturopathic physician. As the founder of the "Thomsonian System" of medicine, Thompson discovered or popularized many Western herbs that are still popular today such as cayenne pepper or capsicum, lobelia, bayberry root bark, or myrrh gum.
  • Electronic reproduction.
  • Gift to The Abner Wellborn Calhoun Medical Library presented by Carnegie Library of Atlanta.
  • HEALTH: Added as part of 2008 Rare Book Project.
  • Stained leather binding with gold stamping and cream endpapers.
  • digitized
  • The online edition of this book in the public domain, i.e., not protected by copyright, has been produced by the Emory University Digital Library Publications Program.