|Description||De Mayerne describes symptoms suffered by those who have been bitten by a viper, and gives details of antidotes that can be taken, including 'decoction of Marrubium'. He also presents details of experiments to show the effect of antidotes for vipers' poison carried out by Pontaus.|
Subject: Zoology / Toxicology / Herpetology
Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'A discourse of the viper and some other poysons, wrote by Sr. Theodore de Mayerne, after discoursing with Mr. Pontæus. Communicated by Sir Theodore de Vaux, M. D. and S. R. S.'
Read to the Royal Society on 2 May 1694