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 presents updated info on over 800 of the world’s most vital medicinal plant species. The e-book includes extra species, phytochemicals, confirmed symptoms, folks symptoms, and dosage info 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 2 hundred black and white illustrations makes this ebook the main entire source on medicinal herbs on hand.

NEW within the moment version:

·         Over a hundred colour plates, four colour maps

·         Over 2 hundred black and white illustrations

·         Over 800 medicinal vegetation — greater than two times as many because the past variation geared up alphabetically by means of universal identify

·         extra herbs from the African, Ayurvedic, chinese language, and Jamu traditions

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Designed to provide you quick entry to the knowledge you would like frequently, this re-creation is equipped extra systematically than the other medicinal herb ebook. The entries are actually prepared alphabetically by means of universal identify with the clinical identify in parenthesis. significant synonyms also are supplied.


It has develop into more and more transparent that there are thousands of biologically energetic compounds, usually additive or synergistic, in all our crops, meals, spices, herbs, medicinal, and toxic vegetation. the talk keeps on how those vegetation paintings and the way they need to be used. mixing clinical truth with people makes use of and the author’s own event, Handbook of Medicinal Herbs, Second version provides the main good rounded discussions of defense, efficacy, toxicity, and rational use present in any natural reference.

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