Nicely-respected herbalist David Hoffmann’s complete and sensible information to natural drugs.
• Discusses the historical past and fashionable follow of herbalism, together with Chinese language, Native American, and Welsh influences.
• Features a sensible reference part itemizing the results of assorted herbs, with prescriptions on find out how to use them for a variety of diseases.
• Covers the basics of rising, drying, storing, and cooking with herbs.
• Over 45,000 copies of earlier version offered.
This compendium of medical herbalism by one of the eminent herbalists working towards as we speak is each complete and sensible. Answering primary in addition to difficult questions on natural drugs, it supplies each the novice and the skilled practitioner with a dependable framework through which to develop their natural expertise.
A dialogue of the historical past and fashionable follow of herbalism, encompassing the influences of Welsh, Chinese language, and Native American natural drugs is adopted by a sensible reference part that lists the varied actions herbs have on the physique (carminative, anti-inflammatory, and many others.), with examples of herbs and their mode of exercise in every class. Natural prescriptions for numerous diseases are additionally organized underneath the principle techniques of the physique in order that info will be shortly and simply referenced. A remaining part covers the basics of rising, drying storing and cooking with herbs, in addition to the making of infusions, decoctions, oils, and ointments. The writer additionally supplies useful introductions to aromatherapy and plant medicines.THE HERBAL HANDBOOK
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