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American Medicinal Plants

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Lavishly illustrated, this definitive study identifies 180 plants that have been recognized for their medicinal qualities: green hellebore, marsh marigold, American ginseng, scarlet pimpernel, the common iris, hops, and many others. A therapeutic index keys over 1,000 ailments to alleged botanicals. 180 plates. Table of modern nomenclature.

Synopsis:

Widely regarded as the definitive study of American medicinal plants, this volume discusses 180 native and acculturated plants in terms of curative and adverse physiological effects, chemical constituents, along with nomenclature, description, history and habitat. Green hellebore, marsh marigold, American ginseng, scarlet pimpernel many others. Accurate illustration show each plant, with magnification of pollen, fruit, seed, leaf and other parts. The drawings alone are worth the price of the book.

Synopsis:

Full descriptions, 180 plants covered: history; physical description; methods of preparation with all chemical constituents extracted; all claimed curative or adverse effects. 180 full-page plates.

Synopsis:

Lavishly illustrated, definitive study describes 180 plants: green hellebore, marsh marigold, American ginseng, scarlet pimpernel, and many others. Accurate illustration for each plant. 180 plates. Table of modern nomenclature.

Table of Contents

Publisher's Note to the Dover Edition

Preface

Natural Arrangement of the Plants

Additions and Corrections

Table of Revised Classification and Nomenclature

FULL-PAGE PLATES WITH DESCRIPTIVE TEXT

  Dicotyledonous Phænogams

  Monocotyledonous Phænogams

  Acrogenous Cryptogams

APPENDIX

  Glossary

  Bibliography

  Bibliographical Index

  General Index

  Therapeutic Index

  Index of French Common Names

  Index of German Common Names

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486230344
Author:
Millspaugh, Charles F.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Millspaugh, Charles F.
Author:
Millspaugh
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Nature
Subject:
Plants
Subject:
Pharmacology
Subject:
Botany
Subject:
Materia medica, vegetable
Subject:
Medicinal plants
Subject:
Plants, Medicinal
Subject:
Materia medica, Vegetable -- United States. .
Subject:
Plantes mâedicinales
Subject:
Phytothâerapie
Subject:
Life Sciences - Botany
Subject:
Plants - General
Subject:
General Nature
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
green hellebore
Subject:
therapeutic index
Subject:
Nature Studies-Botany
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Deluxe Clothbound Edition
Series Volume:
no. 2
Publication Date:
20120231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
832
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.5 in 2.5 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Widely regarded as the definitive study of American medicinal plants, this volume discusses 180 native and acculturated plants in terms of curative and adverse physiological effects, chemical constituents, along with nomenclature, description, history and habitat. Green hellebore, marsh marigold, American ginseng, scarlet pimpernel many others. Accurate illustration show each plant, with magnification of pollen, fruit, seed, leaf and other parts. The drawings alone are worth the price of the book.
"Synopsis" by ,
Full descriptions, 180 plants covered: history; physical description; methods of preparation with all chemical constituents extracted; all claimed curative or adverse effects. 180 full-page plates.
"Synopsis" by ,
Lavishly illustrated, definitive study describes 180 plants: green hellebore, marsh marigold, American ginseng, scarlet pimpernel, and many others. Accurate illustration for each plant. 180 plates. Table of modern nomenclature.

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