Herbal Medicine and Botanical Medical Fads

Herbal Medicine and Botanical Medical Fads

by Frank Hoffmann, Martin J Manning
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0789011484

ISBN-13: 9780789011480

Pub. Date: 12/28/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The positive meaning of the term "fad" is argued in the introduction to this volume on the use and history of herbal and botanical medicines. The herbs and related terms (including FDA, herbal education, herb incense, etc.) are arranged alphabetically. Each entry provides a description of the herb, the history of its use, present common uses, research findings, and

Overview

The positive meaning of the term "fad" is argued in the introduction to this volume on the use and history of herbal and botanical medicines. The herbs and related terms (including FDA, herbal education, herb incense, etc.) are arranged alphabetically. Each entry provides a description of the herb, the history of its use, present common uses, research findings, and short bibliography. The authors are both librarians, Hoffmann at the School of Library Science at Sam Houston State U. in Huntsville Texas; Manning at the US Department of State in Washington DC. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789011480
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/2002
Pages:
254
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 8.56(h) x 0.93(d)

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Alfalfa
  • Allspice
  • Aloe
  • Alternative Medicine
  • American Botanical Council
  • American Herbal Products Association
  • American Spice Trade Association
  • Anemone
  • Anise
  • Aphrodisiacs
  • Arnica
  • Aromatherapy
  • Ashwagandha
  • Baby’s Breath
  • Basil
  • Belladonna
  • Bilberry
  • Black Cohosh
  • Black Pepper
  • Bouquet Garni
  • Brooklime
  • Burdock
  • Calendula
  • Cayenne Pepper
  • Chamomile
  • Chaparral
  • Chervil
  • Chickweed
  • Cinnamon
  • Cloves
  • Coffee; Coffee Substitutes
  • Comfrey
  • Coriander
  • Corporate Alliance for Integrative Medicine
  • Curry Powder
  • Digitalis
  • Dill
  • Echinacea
  • Eucalyptus
  • Evening Primrose
  • Federal Regulation of Herbs and Spices
  • Fennel
  • Fenugreek
  • Feverfew
  • Flax
  • Folexco
  • Food Preparation and Nutrition; Herbs, Spices, and Botanicals
  • Frankincense
  • Garlic
  • Ginger; Wild Ginger
  • Ginkgo
  • Ginseng
  • Goldenseal
  • Henna
  • Herb Crafts
  • Herb Fairs
  • Herb Gardens
  • Herb Growing & Marketing Network
  • Herb Jargon
  • Herb Quest International
  • Herb Research Foundation
  • Herb Society of America
  • Herbal Aspirin
  • Herbal Cosmetics
  • Herbal Education
  • Herbal Incense
  • Herbal Markets and Consumers
  • Herbal Pillows
  • Herbal Soaps
  • Herbs and Pets
  • Herbs in Wedding Celebrations
  • Hops
  • Horsetail
  • Horticulture Therapy
  • Hyssop
  • Indiana Botanical Gardens
  • International Herb Association
  • International Herb Growers and Marketers Association
  • Juniper
  • Kava Kava
  • Kudzu Vine
  • Lavender
  • Lemon Balm
  • Lemongrass
  • Licorice
  • Lobelia
  • Mahuang
  • Marijuana
  • Melaleuca
  • Milk Thistle
  • Mint Family
  • Motherwort
  • The New World Tapestry and Herbs
  • Nutmeg
  • Onion
  • Opium Poppy
  • Parsley
  • Pau D’Arco
  • Peach Oil
  • Psyllium
  • Purple Loosestrife
  • Red Clover
  • Rhubarb
  • Rosemary
  • Safflower
  • Saffron
  • Sage
  • Sarsaparilla
  • Sassafras
  • Savory
  • Saw Palmetto
  • Self-Heal
  • Shaker Herbs
  • Smartweed
  • Sorrel
  • St. John’s Wort
  • Stevia
  • Stinging Nettle
  • Sunflower
  • Tea
  • Thyme
  • Trout Lake Farm
  • Turmeric
  • Valerian
  • Vanilla
  • Watercress
  • Willow Bark
  • Witch Hazel
  • Wood Betony
  • Wormwood
  • Yarrow
  • Yellow Dock
  • Appendix: Supplementary List of Botanicals and Their Applications
  • Recommended Reading
  • Index
  • Reference Notes Included

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