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Dutch language: If you encounter dutch words, the alternate english text is provided between brackets (local names excluded).

Images: All images on this web site can be downloaded by placing your mouse over it and clicking the right mouse button, using 'Save picture as ....'. Images in the introductional pages mostly carry an explainatory text, which is also revealed by placing your mouse over it.

Notes and translation of the 1566 text: Using the sign on a page will lead to a transcription of the text (in black), with added notes like the currently used latin name, local names, old names, and miscellaneous (in brown). When available, names are given in Dutch (NL), English (UK), Greek (Gr, from Dodonaeus), Latin (Lat, from Dodonaeus), Italian (It), used in apothecaries (apot), in the old Dutch dialect of Brabant (Br), old Dutch (ND = Nederduits), or old German (HD).

Information on medicinal use: Only for a few plants notes about their medicinal use are added. Most plants have a multitude of uses, and adding this information would double the size of this web site. There are, however, numerous web sites dealing with this subject and searching either on 'medicinal plants' or a specific plant name will give you all the information you seek. It is also possible to consult rare and ancient volumes online containing a wide array of the most utilized herbal medicinals. For overviews click here (Dutch) and click here.