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Publisher Comments:

A practical reference guide to more than 550 key medicinal plants and their uses. Based on the latest scientific research, The Encyclopedia of Medicinal Plants provides a fascinating insight into the chemistry of herbs and their healing properties, explaining how and why they work as medicines within the body. Comprehensive and Authoritative, this is the first fully illustrated reference guide to more than 550 of the most important medicinal plants from the world's key herbal traditions.

Book News Annotation:

A magnificently illustrated reference guide covering the chemistry and properties of herbs; the major herbal traditions of the world; and a description of how to grow, harvest, and store medicinal plants. The main part of the guide consists of an alphabetically arranged (by botanical name) photographic index of some 550 plants with detailed information on habitat, cultivation, parts used, active constituents, therapeutic properties, research, and traditional and modern uses.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Table of Contents

Development of herbal medicine — Herbal traditions of the world — Key medicinal plants — Other medicinal plants — Herbal remedies for home use.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780789410672
Author:
Chevallier, Andrew
Publisher:
DK ADULT
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Health
Subject:
Herbs
Subject:
Herbal Medications
Subject:
Flowers, plants and trees
Subject:
Materia medica, vegetable
Subject:
Medicinal plants
Subject:
Medicine, Herbal
Subject:
Plants, Medicinal
Subject:
Medicinal plants -- Encyclopedias.
Edition Number:
1st American ed.
Edition Description:
American
Series Volume:
v. 5.
Publication Date:
19961001
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
11.12x8.76x1.05 in. 3.59 lbs.

Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Alternative
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Herbal Medicine
Home and Garden » Gardening » Healing Herbs
Home and Garden » Gardening » Herbs

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