Surgeon in Britain's Royal Navy, James Lind in 1747 conducted clinical experiments proving citrus fruits would cure scurvy, dreaded killer of seamen. His recommendations and writings helped reform naval health practices.


  • Title: James Lind-conqueror of scurvy
  • Creator: Robert Alan
  • Date: 1959
  • Location: Detroit, United States
  • Original Source: Parke, Davis & Company
  • External Link: Parke, Davis & Company

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