Handbook of Arabian Medicinal Plants / Edition 1

Handbook of Arabian Medicinal Plants / Edition 1

by Shahina A. Ghazanfar, Ghazanfar A. Ghazanfar
     
 

The Handbook of Arabian Medicinal Plants is the first illustrated reference on the uses of plants in the Arabian Peninsula. It documents and preserves the existing knowledge in a region where social patterns are rapidly changing. The book emphasizes the need for preserving social and cultural patterns and examines the close relationship between those patterns and

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The Handbook of Arabian Medicinal Plants is the first illustrated reference on the uses of plants in the Arabian Peninsula. It documents and preserves the existing knowledge in a region where social patterns are rapidly changing. The book emphasizes the need for preserving social and cultural patterns and examines the close relationship between those patterns and nature. This excellent source identifies more than 250 species of plants and describes their medicinal uses. Biochemical information and references are also included for each species.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780849305399
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/24/1994
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.97(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Traditional Medicine
Diagnosis
Bone Setting
Cupping
Cauterization
Beliefs Related to Health and Disease
Handbook of Arabian Medicinal Plants
Species Descriptions
References
Appendix of Plants Used for the Treatment of Various Conditions and Diseases
General Index

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