Encyclopedia of Medicinal Plants (2 Volume Set)

Encyclopedia of Medicinal Plants (2 Volume Set)

by George D. Pamplona-Roger
     
 

ISBN-10: 8472081575

ISBN-13: 9788472081574

Pub. Date: 08/28/2004

Publisher: Home Health Education Services

A 2-volume complete, up-to-date, and scientific encyclopedia, the Encyclopedia of Medicinal Plants is based on rigorous botanical, pharmaceutical and chemical research.

  • More than 470 plants botanically and medically described and classified by diseases
  • Natural treatments explained and illustrated in simple and clear language. Now the healing

Overview

A 2-volume complete, up-to-date, and scientific encyclopedia, the Encyclopedia of Medicinal Plants is based on rigorous botanical, pharmaceutical and chemical research.

  • More than 470 plants botanically and medically described and classified by diseases
  • Natural treatments explained and illustrated in simple and clear language. Now the healing virtues of medicinal plants and their practical applications are in reach of everyone.
  • Instructions on the therapeutic preparation of fomentations, compresses, poultices, infusions, ointments, baths, cold extracts, and more...
  • Numerous charts describing the most frequent disorders of each part and system of the body, and the plants that have the active ingredients to heal them
  • Detailed explanation of the complex vegetable world, how to identify medicinal plants, and what parts of the plants to use medicinally.
  • Practical step-by-step instructions for the preservation and administering of medicinal herbs and medicinal plants
  • Beautifully illustrated and photographed throughout
  • Includes artists renditions of most plants, and actual in-the-wild pictures of most plants.
  • Includes synonyms and alternate names for most plants, as well as Spanish and French names for each plant.
  • Includes warnings and special considerations for any plants that need them, including interaction precautions, sensitivity and substitution advice, and dosage restrictions.

Volume 1 - Generalities

  • The vegetable world
  • Gathering and preservation
  • Methods for preparing and using plants
  • Active principles
  • Caution: Plant toxicity
  • From the plant to the medicine

Volume 2 - Descriptions

  • Plants for each body system
  • Plants for each organ
  • Plants for the skin
  • Plants for the metabolism
  • Plants for infectious disease
  • Plants for other ailments

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788472081574
Publisher:
Home Health Education Services
Publication date:
08/28/2004
Series:
Education and Health Library Series
Edition description:
2 Volume Set with DVD
Pages:
795
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.10(d)

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