Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, c2000.
Book — xiv, 377 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Samuel Thomson learned the elements of botanical medicine from a "root doctor" he met in his youth. This history of Thomsonism covers 70 years, from 1790, when Thomson began his practice on his own family, to 1860, when much of his medical domain had been captured by the more liberal eclectics. (source: Nielsen Book Data)