By James A. Duke
nonetheless thought of the definitive paintings on medicinal herbs and their makes use of after 20 years, the Handbook of Medicinal Herbs
has gone through a long-anticipated revision. within the moment variation, world-renowned ethnobotanist James A. Duke offers updated facts on over 800 of the world’s most crucial medicinal plant species. The e-book includes extra species, phytochemicals, confirmed symptoms, people symptoms, and dosage facts than the 1st version in a brand new more straightforward to exploit layout. The in-depth content material, the addition of colour plates and over two hundred black and white illustrations makes this booklet the main complete source on medicinal herbs on hand.
NEW within the moment variation:
· Over a hundred colour plates, four colour maps
· Over 2 hundred black and white illustrations
· Over 800 medicinal crops — greater than two times as many because the past version geared up alphabetically by means of universal identify
· extra herbs from the African, Ayurvedic, chinese language, and Jamu traditions
EASY entry TO details you would like
Designed to provide you speedy entry to the data you wish usually, this re-creation is prepared extra systematically than the other medicinal herb booklet. The entries at the moment are prepared alphabetically by way of universal identify with the clinical identify in parenthesis. significant synonyms also are supplied.
It has turn into more and more transparent that there are countless numbers of biologically lively compounds, frequently additive or synergistic, in all our crops, meals, spices, herbs, medicinal, and toxic vegetation. the controversy maintains on how those crops paintings and the way they need to be used. mixing medical truth with people makes use of and the author’s own adventure, Handbook of Medicinal Herbs, Second variation provides the main good rounded discussions of safeguard, efficacy, toxicity, and rational use present in any natural reference.