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Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine has ratings and 25 reviews. Paul said: A fantastic all-in-one guide to herbs and herbal medicine. If you were to have. Fully updated and authoritative, this revised edition of ‘DK’s Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine’ makes this classic, completely illustrated reference guide even . Buy a cheap copy of Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine: The book by Andrew Chevallier. Fully updated and authoritative, this revised edition of DK’s.

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The author estimates that of theplants on earth, about 10, are used medicinally on a regular basis Chevallier Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Well-organized and easy to read.

Recommended by my teacher as the best book when taking “Intro to Medicinal Plants, Herbs, and Spices”. However, the content is largely unconvincing. Refresh and try chevalliwr. Offering chdvallier coverage of all that herbs are- from cultural traditions to chemical components to self-treatments for common ailments – this ‘Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine’ is the ultimate reference for anyone interested in exploring the healing benefits of medicinal plants.

User Review – Flag as inappropriate Human body in stomach chest pain. It has some interesting information on the history of herbal medicine, but again it is limited.


Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicines

However, I feel like a lot of the time, I’m not reading what I need to know. My biggest dislike is that only some herbs I think the more popular ones have actions broken out into their own section.

Really, this is 2. Some of it complementary perhaps. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

Encyclopedia Of Herbal Medicine by Andrew Chevallier – Penguin Books Australia

Encgclopedia book begins with general information regarding herbal medicine including how herbal medicine developed, herbal traditions from different parts of the world, and a history of the origins of herbal medicine. The profiles of the most common plants also include herbal preparations and recommendations for self-treatment.

Has information on all parts of the plants and the uses they can be put to, whether essential oils, infusions, tinctures, or salves and whether the herb is safe to ingest or is only for topical use.

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To help us recommend your next book, tell us what you enjoy reading. A special section profiles of the most common plants, featuring herbal preparations and recommendations for self-treatment.

I have the book in its Greek translation. Beautifully published with lot of photos and drawings. The guide to growing, harvesting and processing in the back should serve as a good jumping-off point, but would no doubt need to be supplemented.


Encyclopedia Of Herbal Medicine

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Hardcoverpages. Jul 04, Larisa rated it it was amazing. Guidelines on growing, harvesting, and storing medicinal plants also demonstrate making remedies for home use. Jan 19, Brooke Jeffries rated it it was amazing. Description Helpful to enthusiasts and professionals alike, these volumes provide extensive coverage of hundreds of conditions and their remedies, including their sources and symptoms.

Mar 04, Meran rated it it was amazing Shelves: Your subscription to Read More was successful. He is a member of Herbalists on Columbia Road HCR in London, a think tank of herbalists, doctors, chemists and toxicologists that collect and distribute informaiton on herbal remedies in the only country in which herbal medicine is legal.

Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine by Andrew Chevallier

I read a lot of books, and few indeed would I rate as highly as this one. Cen rated it really liked it May 19, Great reference book on herbs to grow for medicine. Featuring more than medicinal plants and the most current scientific research, this volume provides