The Complete Medicinal Herbal

By HerbaZest Editorial Team | Updated: Jun 18, 2020

The Complete Medicinal Herbal
General Information
  • Title The Complete Medicinal Herbal: A Practical Guide to the Healing Properties of Herbs, with More Than 250 Remedies for Common Ailments
  • Author Penelope Ody
  • Date 1993
  • Publisher Dorling Kindersley Adult
  • Pages 192


About the Book

After a brief history of herbal medicine, this guide provides detailed information on more than 130 of the staple herbs in alternative medicine. Not stopping there, it explains how to identify and use the plants in the making of remedies for typical symptoms. The text also includes a foreword by Mark Blumenthal.

About the Author

Penelope Ody is a certified herbalist who practiced actively for 11 years. Nowadays, in addition to freelance writing, she gives talks on herbalism and teaches courses in Hampshire, U.K., where she resides. In her career, she has penned over 20 books relating to herbal medicine, including the Chinese Medicine Bible and Herbs for a Healthy Pregnancy.