Dissertations on the root of the Ratanhia, the calaguala and Chinese and about the herb called chitons, Hipólito Ruiz.
Editing belonging to the Library of Classics Spanish Pharmacy, co-edited in 1992 by the Foundation of Health Sciences, the Fifth Centennial State Society and the Royal Botanical Garden of Madrid.
1796 facsimile of the original printed in Madrid and written by D. Hipólito Ruiz López, preserved in the Library of the Royal Botanical Garden of Madrid, preceded by a study by Dr. Antonio González Bueno and Nozal D. Raul Rodriguez, both of the Complutense University of Madrid.
Copy in perfect condition. 18.5 x 25.3 cm format. 38 pages plus 74 pages of study facsimile. Bound in hardcover with prints in black ink.
The pharmacological and commercial interest of the American plants in the “Memoirs …” Hipolito Ruiz provide news about the American use of drugs, but also in all of them a marked economic interest, focused on the development of trade in these colonial products is present.
With the treaty calaguala will try to establish the characteristics required for the proper identification of this drug, usually subject to counterfeiting in the Spain of the late eighteenth century. With the study on canchalagua will try to promote the use and trade of this American drug over other commonly used in the Spanish pharmacies. The report on the Peruvian Chinese have, as the main object, substituting the use of a plant of Asian origin on the other of American origin, in short, an attempt to get to the Spanish export trade of this drug for the rest of Europe . Despite the interest aroused by these studies, memory sticks which the author dedicated to rhatany a antihemorrágico discovered by Hipólito Ruiz and it brings not only its botanical description, also pharmacological analysis and clinical experiments that prove the beneficial effect of plant for combating hemorrhagic processes.
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