Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, c1998.
Book — xviii, 234 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
A biography of John Uri Lloyd, one of America's most influencial pharmaceutical pioneers. Lloyd was a phytochemical researcher, pharmaceutical manufacturer, author and leader among pharmacists and sectarian medical practicioners. This biography explores Lloyd's story of failure and success. (source: Nielsen Book Data)
A history of this high-brow school of medicine, Physio-Medicalism. They promoted the belief that the body has a "vital force" that can be used to heal and substituted botanical medicines for allopathy's mineral drugs. The author traces their establishment and their descent into obscurity. (source: Nielsen Book Data)