Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine

Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine
  • Author
    Andrew Chevallier
  • Date
    2000
  • Publisher
    Dorling Kindersley Adult
  • Edition
    2nd
  • Pages
    336

Abstract

About the Book

This book is divided into several sections, providing a solid foundation. It gives the history of herbalism in different regions of the world up to modern day. The main encyclopedia section contains comprehensive overviews of more than 550 important medicinal herbs, with full color photos of the different parts of the plants and the remedies that can be made from them. Finally, it has a guide to making different types of herbal remedies, as well as which herbs are appropriate for which ailment.

About the Author

Andrew Chavellier is a practicing medicinal herbalist. He also is a Senior Lecturer in Herbal Medicine at Middlesex University. He has written eight books on herbs and natural health. From spring to fall, he hosts herb walks through the Norfolk countryside for those interested in learning more about medicinal herbs and identifying them in the field.

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