Information on habitat and cultivation, parts used, active constituents, therapeutic properties, and traditional and current uses are described in a unique photographic plant index, and instructions on growing, harvesting, and processing your own home treatments are detailed. With its jargon-free text, fantastic photography, and focus on safety, this guide enables ease of understanding no matter what your level of herbal expertise.
Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine, 2nd Edition is the ultimate reference for anyone interested in exploring the healing benefits of plants and who wants to take control of their health with alternative natural treatments. Now updated to reflect the latest research.
Take charge of your health and wellness naturally with tried-and-true plant-based home remedies. Discover the therapeutic properties of more than 140 medicinal herbs such as turmeric, elderflower, and ginger. Reliable, authoritative, and accessible, it's packed with expert advice and know-how on essential herbal remedies, including crucial safety and dosage information you can trust.
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