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Volume 2 of the fullest, most exact, most useful compilation of herbal material. Gigantic alphabetical encyclopedia, from aconite to zedoary, gives botanical information, medical properties, folklore, economic uses, much else. Indispensable to serious reader. Total in set: 161 illustrations.

Synopsis:

Here is the first comprehensive record of plants and their uses to have been written for hundreds of years — in fact the only complete modern herbal. A truly encyclopedic work, the two-volume set describes well over 800 different species of herbs, grasses, mushrooms, shrubs and trees. Included is historical background for each plant, cultivation tips, up-to-date information on useful substances derived from each plant, and the different ailments the herb is used to treat. Also included are folk beliefs as well as economic and cosmetic properties of hundreds of plants — from aconite to zedoary. Also, common and Latin names, drawings, photographs, a good index and much more.

Synopsis:

Gigantic alphabetical encyclopedia gives botanical information, medical properties, folklore, and much other useful information for more than 800 varieties of herbs, grasses, fungi, shrubs, and trees.

Table of Contents

"IRIS, FLORENTINE (Iris Florentina)"

"IVY, POISON (Rhus Toxicodendron)"

JUNIPER (Juniperus Communis)

"KINO, AFRICAN (Pterocarpus Marsupium)"

"LAUREL, CHERRY (Prunus Laurocerasus)"

LAUREL (Laurus Nobilis)

"LAVENDER, SPIKE (Lavandula Spica)"

LEMON (Citrus Limonum)

"LETTUCE, WILD (Lactuca Virosa)"

LIQUORICE (Glycyrrhiza Glabra)

"LOSSESTRIFE, PURPLE (Lythrum Salicaria)"

"MALLOW, MARSH (Althœa Officinalis)"

"MARJORAM, WILD (Origanum Vulgare)"

MASTIC (Pistacia Lentiscus)

"MERCURY, DOGS (Mercurialis Perennis)"

MEZEREON (Daphne Mezereum)

"MINTS (Mentha Viridis, Mentha Pulegium, Mentha Piperita)"

"MOSS, ICELAND (Cetraria Islandica)"

"MUSTARDS, BLACK AND WHITE (Brassica Nigra and Brassica Alba)"

"NIGHTSHADE, DEADLY (BELLADONNA) (Atropa Belladonna)"

"NIGHTSHADE, WOODY (BITTERSWEET) (Solamum Dulcamara)"

NUTMEG (Myristica Fragans)

NUX VOMICA (Strychnos Nux-Vomica)

OAK GALLS (Quercus Infectoria)

OLIVE (Olea Europœa)

"ORANGE, SWEET (Citrus Aurantium)"

OPOPONAX (Opoponax Chironium)

"PARSLEY, FOOLS' (Æthusa Cynapium)"

"PARIS, HERB (Paris Quadrifolia)"

"PEPPER, BLACK (Piper Nigrum)"

"PARADISE, GRAINS OF (HUNGARIAN PEPPER) (Amomum Melegueta)"

PERUVIAN BARK (Cinchona Succirubra)

PELLITORY (Anacyclus Pyrethrum)

"PIMPERNEL, SCARLET (Anagallis Arvensis)"

"PINE, LARCH (Pinus Larix)"

"PINE, WILD (Pinus Sylvestris)"

PINK ROOT (Spigelia Marilandica)

POMEGRANATE (Punica Granatum)

"POPPY, WHITE (Papaver Somniferum)"

QUASSIA (Pecerœna Excelsa)

"RHATANY, PERUVIAN (Krameria Triandra)"

"RHODODENDRON, YELLOW (Rhododendron Chrysanthum)"

"RHUBARB, EAST INDIAN (Rheum Palmatum)"

"RHUBARB, FRENCH (Rheum Palmatum)"

ROSEMARY (Rosmarinus Officinalis)

RUE (Ruta Graveolens)

SAFFRON (Crocus Sativus)

"SAFFRON, MEADOW (Colchicum Autumnale)"

"SARSAPARILLA, JAMAICA (Smilax Ornata)"

SASSAFRAS (Sassafras Officinale)

"SEDGE, SWEET (Acorus Calamus)"

SENNA (Cassia Acutifolia)

SENEGA (Polygala Senega)

SIMARUBA (Simaruba Amara)

SNAKEROOT (Aristolochia Serpentaria)

SPURGE (EUPHORBIUM) (Euphorbia Resinifera)

SQUILL (Urginea Scilla)

STAVESACRE (Delphinium Staphisagria)

STORAX (Liquidambar Orientalis)

TAMARIND (Tamarindus Indica)

TANSY (Tanacetum Vulgare)

"THISTLE, HOLY (Carbenia Benedicta)"

THORNAPPLE (Datura Stramonium)

TOBACCO (Nicotiana Tabacum)

TORMENTIL (Potentilla Tormentilla)

WOOD SORREL (Oxialis Acetosella)

TRAGACANTH (Astragalus Gummifer)

BEARBERRY (UVA-URSI) (Arbutus Uva-Ursi)

"VALERIAN, COMMON (Valerinan Officinalis)"

WILLOW (Salix Russeliana)

WINTERGREEN (Chimophila Unbellata)

WINTER'S BARK (Drimys Winteri)

"WORMSEED, LEVANT, AND LEVANT WORMWOOD (Artemisia Cina and Artemisia Absinthium)"

ZEDOARY (Curcuma Zedoaria)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486227993
Editor:
Leyel, C. F.
Author:
Leyel, C. F.
Author:
Grieve, M.
Author:
Grieve, Margaret
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Herbs
Subject:
Herbal Medications
Subject:
Plants
Subject:
Botany
Subject:
Materia medica, vegetable
Subject:
Botany, medical
Subject:
General Nature
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Herbal Medicine
Subject:
Reference
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Modern Herbal
Series Volume:
02
Publication Date:
19710631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
544
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.5 in 1.64 lb

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Product details 544 pages Dover Publications - English 9780486227993 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Here is the first comprehensive record of plants and their uses to have been written for hundreds of years — in fact the only complete modern herbal. A truly encyclopedic work, the two-volume set describes well over 800 different species of herbs, grasses, mushrooms, shrubs and trees. Included is historical background for each plant, cultivation tips, up-to-date information on useful substances derived from each plant, and the different ailments the herb is used to treat. Also included are folk beliefs as well as economic and cosmetic properties of hundreds of plants — from aconite to zedoary. Also, common and Latin names, drawings, photographs, a good index and much more.
"Synopsis" by , Gigantic alphabetical encyclopedia gives botanical information, medical properties, folklore, and much other useful information for more than 800 varieties of herbs, grasses, fungi, shrubs, and trees.
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