For as Men, Corn and Herbs are, every one of them, generated and born out of their own Specific Seed, so or in the same manner is natural-healing-with-herbsthe true Medicine of the Ancients (than which there cannot be a better) generated and prepared out of the most perfect bodies and essence

Everything generated or begotten is generated and born of his own specific seed and in his proper matrix.

The Chemists Key, by Henry Nollius, 1617 AD