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A Handbook of Native American Herbs (Healing Arts)

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Publisher Comments:

This authoritative guide—based on the author's classic reference work, Indian Herbalogy of North America —is a portable illustrated companion for the professional and amateur herbalist alike. It provides detailed descriptions of 125 of the most useful medicinal plants commonly found in North America, along with directions for a range of uses, remedies for common ailments, and notes on the herbal traditions of other lands. Entries include staples of folk medicine such as echinacea and slippery elm as well as common kitchen herbs—such as parsley, thyme, and pepper—whose tonic and healing properties are less widely known.

Synopsis:

This uniquely authoritative portable guide--based on the famous bible of American herbalists, Indian Herbalogy of North America--identifies and describes the uses for 125 medicinal herbs, and gives instructions for preparing herbal remedies. Line drawings throughout.

About the Author

Alma R. Hutchens, a close associate of the late herbalist N. G. Tretchikoff, has been a student and practitioner of herbal medicine for many years.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780877736998
Author:
Hutchens, Alma R.
Publisher:
Shambhala Publications
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Herbs
Subject:
Herbal Medications
Subject:
Botany
Subject:
Ethnobotany
Subject:
Medicine, Herbal
Subject:
Plants, Medicinal
Subject:
Indians, North American.
Subject:
Ethnobotany -- North America -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Subject:
Indians of North America -- Ethnobotany.
Subject:
Herbs -- North America.
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Herbal Medicine
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Healing Arts
Series Volume:
9319
Publication Date:
19921131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.04x4.52x.81 in. .61 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This uniquely authoritative portable guide--based on the famous bible of American herbalists, Indian Herbalogy of North America--identifies and describes the uses for 125 medicinal herbs, and gives instructions for preparing herbal remedies. Line drawings throughout.
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