Entry on Anise from John Gerard's Herball, or, Historie of plantes

Title

Entry on Anise from John Gerard's Herball, or, Historie of plantes

Subject

The uses and information known about anise in late 15th century Europe.

Description

Anise and its medicinal uses, growth tendencies, applications, and benefits.

Creator

John Gerard (1545–1612), a botanist and herbalist

Source

The Herball, or,General historie of plantes

Publisher

Printed by Adam Islip Joice Norton and Richard Whitakers in London

Date

1597

Contributor

The works and information of Robert Davies, Thomas Johnson, Robert Priest, John Payne, Rembert Dodoens, and Jacobus Theodorus Tabernaemontanus contributed to John Gerard's work.

Rights

Public Domain

Relation

Woodblock prints of Jacobus Theodorus Tabernaemontanus , Rembert Dodoens's Pemptades

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Herball

Identifier

Herball describing the origins, preferred climate, and many medicinal uses of anise

Coverage

Insight into the use anise in early modern Europe

Text

The growth, origins, spread, distribution, and uses of many spices, specifically anise

Original Format

Printed Book

Files

Gerard_John-The_herball_or_Generall_historie-STC-11750-295_07-p459.pdf

Citation

John Gerard (1545–1612), a botanist and herbalist, “Entry on Anise from John Gerard's Herball, or, Historie of plantes,” Food origins, accessed January 28, 2023, https://tenochtitlan.omeka.net/items/show/18.