This is a new and freshly published edition of this culturally important work by T. J. Ritter, which is now, at last, again available to you.
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Beware of the many recipes that include kerosene (coal oil), turpentine, ammonium chloride, lead, lye (sodium hydroxide), strychnine, arsenic, mercury, creosote, sodium phosphate, opium, cocaine and other illegal, poisonous or corrosive items.
. . . and roots of these plants yield a poisonous alkaloid that was formerly
. . . Various plants of the genus Pelargonium, native chiefly to southern Africa and widely cultivated for their rounded and showy clusters of red, pink, or white flowers.
. . . galax (beetleweed, coltsfoot, wandflower) Stemless evergreen perennial plant (Galax urceolata) of the eastern US, with a rosette of glossy, heart-shaped leaves and small white flowers in spike-like clusters.
. . . A North American or east Asian evergreen tree or shrub of the genus
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